Does the doctor give me a prescription?
No, doctors cannot give prescriptions for Medical Marijuana. They give 'orders' or 'recommendations' to the 'Medical Marijuana Use Registry' which the dispensary you go to will have access to.
How long will the orders the doctor places with the Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR) last?
The orders the doctor places with the MMUR are good for 210 days or 7 months. Then you'll need to recertify with the doctor for another 7 months.
What are the costs?
Dr Nielsen's cost for the initial visit and Medical Marijuana orders for 7 months is $235.credit card or $220. if paid with cash
7 Months later there is a recertification cost (Dr visit and reorders for the next 7 months) $100.
Annual card renewal for the state is $75
What are 'strains' of cannabis?
Different strains of cannabis help with different symptoms. The two most common strains are Sativa and Indica.
Sativa is commonly known to be more uplifting.
Indica is more commonly known to be sedative.
Dr. Nielsen will go over all of this thoroughly on your first meeting.
How do you take medical marijuana?
There are a number of different routes to taking Medical Marijuana:
Inhalation ... vaping or smoking
Topical ... creams
Oral capsules or tinctures
Sublingual ... under your tongue