Medical Cannabis has been used in treating or alleviating the pain, nausea, and other symptoms associated with a variety of debilitating medical conditions.

Unfortunately, many individuals who may benefit from Medical Cannabis are either uncertain or unaware of how to obtain access to it.

At Mora Mota Group, we're posting a FAQ list that can help provide insight into the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

+ What is the CTMMP?

The Connecticut Medical Marihuana Program (CTMMP) is a state registry program that was signed into law by Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy on May 31, 2012.

+ Why was the CTMMP Established?

The CTMMP was established to administer a registration program under the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Medical Marijuana Program.

+ How do I register for the CTMMP?

In order to obtain a patient registration certificate with the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program, interested individuals are required to meet with a qualified medical professional who may recommend, based on one of the qualifying debilitating medical conditions, that an individual may benefit from the use of Medical Cannabis.

+ What are the qualifying medical conditions?

A patient must be diagnosed by a qualifying medical professional for one of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV Positive or AIDS
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Cachexia
  • Wasting syndrome
  • Crohn's disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy
  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

For Patients Under 18, Debilitating Medical Conditions Include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
  • Severe Epilepsy
  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

+ Who are the qualified medical professionals?

You may find a local, qualified doctor in your area at WeedMaps.com

+ Where do I send my completed CTMMP application?

Patients must create an account with the DAS Business Network to access the online certification system located here.

Patients may select and either mail or upload one (1) of the following:

  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Residency
  • Photo

If mailing in the documents, please send to:

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Medical Marijuana Program, 165 Capitol Ave, MS# 88MMP, Hartford, CT 06106-1630

If mailing in the patient application fee ($100), please make check or money order payable to the Treasurer, State of CT.

+ What CTMMP Applications and Forms do I fill out?

A patient or caregiver will report any changes in their applications within 5 (five) business days to the Medical Marijuana Program by using the Change of Patient record Form.

+ How much cannabis can I posses while registered under the MMMP?

Patients who have been issued and possess a CTMMP registry certificate may legally posses up to a maximum amount of 2.5 ounces per month, unless your physician indicates a lesser amount is appropriate.

+ What about Primary Caregivers Registered under the MMMP?

If a patient’s physician certifies the need for the patient to have a primary caregiver, the patient may register one person to act as their caregiver with respect to their palliative use of marijuana.

A primary caregiver applicant will only be able to access the online registration system if:

  • The patient’s physician indicates a need for a primary caregiver; and
  • The patient identifies the applicant as the person who will serve as their primary caregiver.

To register with the Department, a primary caregiver must:

  • Have their patient identify them as their primary caregiver on their registration application. In this regard, the patient must provide identifying information about their caregiver, including:
    • A valid e-mail address : This should be an email address that you are comfortable using in connection with your medical marijuana caregiver registration as it will be the primary method the Department will use to communicate with you.
    • A primary telephone number: This should be a personal telephone number that the Department can use to contact you about your medical marijuana caregiver registration.

Submit to the Department:

  • Proof of Identity
  • Current passport size photograph
  • $25.00 registration fee

Checks/money orders should be made payable to Treasurer, State of CT.

You will be able to upload these documents and pay the fee when you submit your registration application online here.

+ Where can I get more Information?

You may access the CTDCP website here.