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 New York Medical Marijuana Program.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

+ What is the NDMMP?

The North Dakota Medical Marijuana Program (NDMMP) is a state registry program approved by North Dakota voters on November 8, 2016.

+ Why was the NDMMP Established?

The NDMMP creates procedures for monitoring, inventorying, dispensing, and cultivation and growing of marijuana to be regulated and enforced by the Department of Health.

+ How do I register for the NDMMP?

In order to become a registered patient with the North Dakota Medical Marijuana Program, the law requires that a licensed health care practitioner certify that the patient has one or more of the qualifying conditions.

+ What are the qualifying medical conditions?

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

  • Cancer
  • Positive status for HIV or AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • ALS
  • PTSD
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Crohn's disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal stenosis or chronic back pain including neuropathy or damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Glaucoma
  • Epilepsy

A chronic or debilitating disease medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:

  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Severe debilitating pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures for more than three months or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects
  • Intractable nausea
  • Seizures, or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

Any other medical condition or its treatment added by the North Dakota Department of Health.

+ Who are the qualified medical professionals?

Senate Bill 2344 is finalizing the regulations defining the patient certification process, the health care providers who may certify qualifying patients, including the terms used to define the available forms and amounts of medical marijuana.

+ Where do I sign up for the NDMMP?

Currently, the NDMMP is not available to accept patients and/or caregivers at this time. Once Senate Bill 2344 is passed, the Department of Health will provide the applicable rules regarding the patient registration process.

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

Allows patients to purchase 2.5 oz. of dried leaves or flowers in a combustible delivery form every 30 days and possess no more than 3 oz. at any time. The patient’s health care provider authorization is required for the patient to use dried leaves and flower.

If the qualifying patient's home is located more than forty miles from the nearest compassionate care center, the qualified patient or designated caregiver may cultivate up to eight marijuana plants in an enclosed, locked facility.

+ What about Primary Caregivers Registered under the NDMMP?

A primary caregiver applicant may manage the well-being of one to five qualified patients, including themselves, if the caregiver is a qualified patient. Finalized rules will not available for potential caregivers to register as Senate Bill 2344 is awaiting formal passage by the North Dakota legislator.

+ Where can I get more Information?

You may access the DOH website here.