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State-Specific Steps

Embarking on your journey to relief in Alabama is simple. Let our caring specialists guide you through the state-specific steps to obtain your medical cannabis card.
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  1. 1

    Register Online With Leafwell

    You cannot get certified for medical marijuana online at this time in Alabama. Join our waitlist to be notified when we’re up and running.

  2. 2

    Discuss Medical Marijuana With Your Doctor

    Once your appointment has been booked, you can complete your medical marijuana evaluation with a licensed healthcare provider.

  3. 3

    Receive Your Certificate From Leafwell

    Once approved, you’ll be certified by the doctor and receive your certificate.

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    Apply for a Card With the State of Alabama

    With your provider’s approval, you’ll receive your card from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH).

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What You Need to Know

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    Eligibility / Patient

    You must be at least 19 years old to qualify for medical marijuana in Alabama. Because you cannot be certified online, you must book an appointment and speak to a physician in person.

    You must provide a valid ID, proof of Alabama residency, and medical records documenting your qualifying condition.

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    You may be eligible to register as a primary caregiver if you are at least 21 years old or are a minor patient’s parent or legal guardian.

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    Can Minors Qualify?

    Yes, patients under 19 may be eligible for a medical marijuana card and will need a caregiver. Caregivers must be 21 years old or the parent or legal guardian of the minor patient requiring medical cannabis.

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Legal Topics

Doctors can recommend medical cannabis for up to 12 months at a time. In most cases, the daily dosage can’t exceed 50 milligrams of THC or 75 mg per day if the doctor considers it medically appropriate.

Registered patients are permitted to possess a maximum of 70 daily dosages of medical cannabis at one time. Doses of authorized cannabis products are capped at a maximum of 50 milligrams for the first 90 days.

Products are available in the following forms:

  • Oral tablet, capsule, or tincture
  • Non-sugar coated gelatinous cube, cuboid, or lozenge
  • Gel, oil, cream, or other topical preparation
  • Transdermal patch
  • Nebulizer
  • Liquid or oil only for an inhaler
  • Suppository

Cultivating cannabis is illegal in Alabama, even for medical marijuana patients.


Medical Marijuana patients in Alabama can have a caregiver.

Under Alabama law, you may qualify as a primary caregiver if you are at least 21 or the patient’s parent or legal guardian.


Alabama does not have medical marijuana reciprocity and does not recognize out-of-state medical marijuana cards.

The following states and U.S. territories do have medical cannabis reciprocity laws where your Alabama medical card may be recognized:

States marked with * require visitors to complete a visiting patient application for their stay.

States marked with ^ have legalized cannabis for adult use but do not accept out-of-state medical cards.


How much does an Alabama Medical Marijuana certificate and card cost?

We do not provide medical marijuana certificates or cards online for Alabama patients yet, but we hope to be open soon.

The application fee for the state is $65.

What medical conditions qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in Alabama?

In Alabama, the following conditions may qualify you for a medical marijuana certificate and card:

What do I need to know about applying for my Medical Cannabis Card in Alabama online?

It is not possible to qualify for a medical marijuana certificate online in Alabama at this time. As this program is new, we have no further details at this time.

How old do I have to be to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Alabama?

You must be aged at least 19 in order to qualify for a medical marijuana certificate and card for yourself. Those aged under 19 will need to have a caregiver.

Can I be/have a caregiver for a medical marijuana patient in Alabama?

Yes. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over. Leafwell cannot certify Alabama patients or caregivers at this moment in time.