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How getting a medical marijuana card works for Arizona residents.

  1. Step 1
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    Sign Up

    No appointment necessary. Register with Leafwell on any device and consult with one of our certified medical marijuana doctors in minutes.

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    Meet Your Provider

    After finishing your application, you’ll be connected with a state-licensed medical marijuana doctor.

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    Receive Your Certification

    Once approved, you’ll receive your signed Physician Certification Form. You’ll need to upload this as part of your state application.

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    Apply for Card

    Complete your state application on the ADHS Individual Licensing Portal (access here). You will also need to complete a Medical Marijuana Patient Attestation via electronic signature or PDF upload. Once approved (within 15 business days), you’ll receive an email to access your electronic card.

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See a detailed step-by-step explainer on all the Arizona medical marijuana card requirements.

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Benefits of Getting an AZ Medical Marijuana Card

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State-Specific Steps

Embarking on your journey to relief in Arizona is simple. Let our caring specialists guide you through the state-specific steps if you're looking to get a medical marijuana card.

  1. Book A Telemedicine Appointment with Leafwell
  2. Meet with One of Our Medical Marijuana Doctors
  3. Receive Your Certificate From Leafwell
  4. Apply for a Medical Card With the State of Arizona
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Qualifying Conditions

According to the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, you may be approved for a medical card in Arizona if you have a qualifying medical condition, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe Nausea
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for an established or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes one of the following:
    • Severe and chronic pain
    • Severe nausea
    • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
    • Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

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What You Need to Know

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    Eligibility / Patient

    Qualifying patients older than 18 living within Arizona’s state lines can apply for a medical card for the medicinal use of marijuana.

    You must obtain a doctor’s recommendation and submit the form as a part of your application.

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    Some patients may be eligible for Arizona’s medical marijuana program but cannot apply themselves.

    For example, should the patient be a minor under 18, or if the patient needs assistance accessing medical cannabis, a patient can assign a caregiver to complete the process on their behalf.

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    Can Minors Qualify?

    Minors must see two providers. The state requires that the following two forms be completed by the two different providers: the Physician Certification Form and the Reviewing Physician Form for Patients Under 18.

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What You Need

You’ll need to provide the following to apply for the AZ medical marijuana program:

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    Medical Marijuana Recommendation

    Once you’re approved by am MMJ doctor, they will submit your details to the Ohio MMCP Registry.

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    Proof of Identity

    Acceptable forms of ID include an Arizona state ID card or driver’s license.

    The following are also accepted with two proofs of Arizona residency: AZ Registry Identification Card, U.S. Passport, or Arizona state identification card or driver’s license and one of the following: Birth certificate verifying U.S. citizenship, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, U.S. Certificate of Citizenship.

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Next Steps After Approval

Congrats on getting your medical certification! You’re almost there, but there are a few more steps to complete to get your Arizona medical marijuana card. Let’s dive in!

  • Before You Start: What You’ll Need
    • A credit or debit card for payment
    • A valid photo ID
  • Download Certificate: Receive a signed Physician Certification Form.
  • Complete Application: Complete your state application on the ADHS Individual Licensing Portal.
  • Access Electronic Card: You’ll receive an email from ADHS when your electronic card is accessible on the state’s Individual Licensing Portal.
  • Start Shopping: Purchase cannabis from state-licensed dispensaries.

How to Renew Your Card

It’s easy to renew your Arizona medical marijuana card with Leafwell. You’ll go through most of the same steps as when you apply for medical marijuana treatment for the first time in Arizona. The only difference is that you won’t get an email prompt from the state since you already have an account in their system. We have a complete step-by-step guide on our Arizona renewal page, where you can also start the process of renewing your card.

Legal Topics

Navigating the legal landscape of medical marijuana can be a bit tricky, but we’re here to break it down for you. Here are some key points you should be aware of if you’re a medical cannabis patient in Arizona:

  • Delta-8, delta-10, and other psychoactive, hemp-derived cannabinoids are illegal in Arizona. Their use, possession, sale, distribution, and production are prohibited in the state due to concerns about the unregulated market and minors’ use of these products.
  • Recreational marijuana is legal for adult use in Arizona. For those 21 or older, possession of up to 1 ounce (28 g) of marijuana (with no more than 5 grams being marijuana concentrate) or growing up to six marijuana plants at their home (with up to 12 marijuana plants in households with two or more adult members) is now legal.


If you’re looking to become a caregiver for a medical marijuana patient in Arizona, there are some important rules and steps you’ll need to follow.

Picking Up for Patients

Good news! As a caregiver, you can pick up medicinal cannabis from a dispensary on behalf of a patient. Handy, right?

Caregiver Limitations

An individual may not serve as a Personal Caregiver for more than five patients at once. If the patient is a minor, having a caregiver is a must.

Application Process

Caregivers will need a completed physician’s attestation form, and they’ll require their completed application form, too. The process for a caregiver’s medical cannabis card is similar to the process for a patient.

Eligibility Criteria

If you have designated a caregiver within the ADHS online system, your caregiver must also apply.

  • Your patient application must be completed and approved before your designated caregiver can apply through the ADHS online system.
  • Your caregiver will need your qualified patient registry identification card number, full name, and date of birth to begin the application process.
  • Please note that your caregiver must also submit fingerprints to ADHS through the U.S. Mail as part of his or her application.
  • Caregiver application fee: $200


If approved, your application will be processed in 15 business days.


Arizona has medical cannabis reciprocity laws with some limitations. To buy cannabis with an out-of-state medical card in Arizona, you must qualify as a “visiting qualifying patient.”

This means you must have an out-of-state medical cannabis card with a medical condition that satisfies Arizona’s medical cannabis requirements.

And if you’re an Arizona resident traveling elsewhere, the following states and U.S. territories also accept or recognize out-of-state medical marijuana cards:

  • Arkansas *
  • Delaware
  • Hawaii *
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan (at the dispensary’s discretion)
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey *
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma *
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. Virgin Islands *
  • Utah * (up to two 21-day periods in a calendar year)
  • Washington, D.C.

*Visitors must complete a visiting patient application with the state program.


For more frequently asked questions about Arizona, visit our AZ FAQ Page.

How much does an Arizona medical marijuana card cost?

An online consultation for an Arizona medical marijuana card costs $99 and includes a 1-year certification. You'll only be charged if approved. Plus, now you can sign up with a friend and each save 10% on your consultation. Patients will also pay a separate $150 application fee to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Here's an overview of the fees:
  • $99 Initial certificate from Leafwell
  • $99 Renewal certificate from Leafwell
  • $150 State patient application fee*($75 reduced fee for eligible SNAP participants)
*State fees are not included with Leafwell fees and are paid directly to the state.

What medical conditions qualify for a medical marijuana card in Arizona?

The following conditions may qualify you for an Arizona medical marijuana card:
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), aka Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes:
    • Cachexia or wasting syndrome;
    • Severe and chronic pain;
    • Severe nausea;
    • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy;
    • Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

How does the online evaluation process work for getting a medical marijuana card in Arizona?

The medical marijuana registration process is easy with Leafwell. There are three simple steps to seeing a Leafwell healthcare provider to get approved for an Arizona medical marijuana card:
  1. Register with Leafwell and speak to an Arizona-licensed healthcare provider via our HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform, which involves creating a Leafwell account using a valid email address. You'll be asked to complete a brief questionnaire of personal and health information and to either take or upload a photograph of identification (we're required by law to verify your identity). You will need a smartphone, computer, or tablet with a reliable internet connection and a working camera to be seen by a Leafwell provider.
  2. Schedule an appointment or enter the virtual waiting room. You will receive a text message on your cell phone when the provider is ready to see you, and then you'll be connected to a Leafwell healthcare provider for a video chat (i.e., a virtual doctor's visit). During the visit, your provider will assess your medical condition(s) to determine if you qualify for a medical marijuana certification.
  3. Once approved, you can download your Physician Certification Form to submit with your state application to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Your application will be processed within 15 business days and then you can download your electronic card.

How old do I have to be to apply for a medical marijuana card in Arizona?

You must be at least 18 years old to apply for an Arizona medical marijuana card. Minor patients may apply with consent from a custodial parent or legal guardian. Caregivers must be 21 or older.

Can I get an MMJ Card for my child in Arizona?

Minors under 18 can qualify for an Arizona medical marijuana card with consent from a custodial parent or legal guardian who will serve as their caregiver. Minor patients must receive two certifications from two separate healthcare providers. Each provider will also need to complete a Reviewing Physician Form for Patients Under 18 form for the patient. Summary for Parents/Legal Guardians: Additional Resources Please note: Leafwell cannot certify minors in Arizona at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.