Frequently Asked Questions

Medical  marijuana recommendation will cost you around $39.99 in Oakland.

Here’s an overview of California’s medical marijuana laws as of 2022:

Proposition 215 (The Compassionate Use Act): Passed in 1996, Proposition 215 was the first law in the United States to legalize the use of medical marijuana. It allows patients with qualifying medical conditions and a physician’s recommendation to use and possess medical marijuana.

Senate Bill 420 (The Medical Marijuana Program Act): This law, passed in 2003, established a state identification card program for medical marijuana patients. It also provides certain protections and limits on possession, cultivation, and use of medical marijuana. It allows for the formation of medical marijuana cooperatives and collectives.

Qualified Medical Conditions: California law recognizes a range of medical conditions that may qualify patients for medical marijuana use. These conditions include cancer, HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, chronic pain, and more. The specific list of qualifying conditions may vary over time.

Doctor’s Recommendation: To obtain medical marijuana, a patient must obtain a recommendation from a licensed healthcare provider. This recommendation is used to apply for a medical marijuana identification card or simply to purchase medical marijuana from a licensed dispensary.

Collectives and Cooperatives: California allows patients and caregivers to cultivate and possess marijuana collectively or cooperatively. This permits individuals to grow and share medical marijuana with other qualified patients.

Dispensaries: The state permits medical marijuana dispensaries, which are regulated at the local level. These dispensaries provide a legal means for patients to obtain medical marijuana.

Restrictions on Cultivation and Possession: The law sets limits on the amount of marijuana that patients can possess or cultivate. The specific limits can vary based on local regulations.

Patient Identification Cards: California offers a voluntary Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) program, which provides added legal protection and may be required by some localities.

Non-Discrimination Protections: California law protects the rights of medical marijuana patients regarding employment and housing.

Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Oakland, California, and has been since the passage of Proposition 215 (the Compassionate Use Act) in 1996. This law allowed for the medical use of marijuana by patients with a qualifying medical condition and a doctor’s recommendation.

The process of obtaining a medical marijuana card in Oakland or California can vary depending on individual circumstances, including the specific condition and the healthcare provider you work with. The application process is generally not considered overly difficult if you meet the eligibility criteria and have a genuine medical need.

Oakland Medical Card Requirements:
In Oakland, as well as throughout California, medical marijuana cards are not issued on a city-by-city basis but rather are governed by California state law. To qualify for a medical marijuana card in California, you typically need to:

  1. Have a qualifying medical condition: You must have a medical condition recognized under California law, which includes but is not limited to conditions like cancer, HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, chronic pain, and more.
  2. Obtain a recommendation: You need a recommendation from a licensed medical doctor or healthcare provider in California who believes that medical marijuana can be a beneficial treatment for your condition.
  3. Be a California resident: You must be a resident of California to apply for a medical marijuana card in the state.
  4. Complete the application: You will need to complete the state’s Medical Marijuana Program application, which includes providing your doctor’s recommendation and other required documentation.

Medical marijuana card evaluations in Oakland, CA, cost $39. We also offer another package of $45.00 which comes with Instant PDF Recommendation via email, and Hard copy with Embossed seal on it, and you can Extend your validity for one year.

Even if you don’t qualify or do not receive your recommendation for any reason, you will receive a full refund. You can contact us directly at (888) 988-8420 or chat.

Mentioned below are the qualified conditions for MMIC in California:

  • Chronic pain
  • Cancer
  • Anorexia and weight loss
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Chronic nausea 
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms
  • Terminal illnesses
  • Glaucoma
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines

In some states, you may need help to use your card. Check with your state of residence and the state you are visiting to see what your options are.

A Grower’s License Evaluation costs $199.99 at Medical Marijuana Card Oakland. Our physician will help by assessing your medical condition and providing you with medical marijuana recommendations.