How Do I Get A Card?

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Those whose doctors have recommended they use medical marijuana can apply to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

If you have been diagnosed with a debilitating medical disease by a licensed physician and your doctor has recommend the use of medical marijuana as part of your treatment, you can legally do so under Colorado state law. Since marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug by the federal government, it cannot be prescribed by a doctor and therefore cannot be acquired from a pharmacy. However, those whose doctors have recommended they use medical marijuana can apply to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for a Medical Marijuana Registry identification card, which allows them to legally use marijuana in accordance with state laws.

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