Frequently Asked Questions
4. Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment;
A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome;
5. Debilitating psychiatric disorders, including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, if diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist;
6. Human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
7. A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to the prescription medication;
8. A terminal illness; or
9. In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathies, sickle cell anemia, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia, and wasting syndrome.
Email your inquires to MedicalMarijuanaInfo@health.mo.gov or visit https://health.mo.gov/safety/medical-marijuana/faqs-patient.php
Medical cannabis may only be dispensed to patients and caregivers who are registered with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and possess proper photo identification.
Patients will be able to purchase flower, concentrates, edibles and other types of products that may come on the market. The dispensary's knowledgeable staff will help recommend products which are suitable for your ailments.
As a Missouri Medical Marijuana patient with a standard, valid medical card, you can purchase up to 32 MMEs per month. What's an MME, you ask?
Cannabis is sold in many forms, so the state of Missouri created a system called Missouri Medical Marijuana Equivalency Units (MMEs) for patients.
1 MME = 3.5g of dried flower (equivalent to 1/8th ounce) = 1 gram of concentrate = 100mg of THC-infused food, beverage, tincture, topical, etc. For a handy reference chart and more info, click here.
The safety of patients and the community is a top priority. The dispensaries are equipped with state-of-the-art security technology and have trained security personnel on staff to ensure patients feel safe and comfortable while purchasing their medicine.
All products will be provided to patients in safe and secure packaging to be stored in your home.
Section 5(1) of Article XIV provides that a person who produces an “equivalent identification card or authorization issued by another state or political subdivision of another state” will not be subject to arrest or other sanctions under Missouri law for possession of marijuana in quantities less than the limits for qualified Missouri patients.