What is medical marijuana?
Medical marijuana is the use of the marijuana plant to treat various diseases in conditions.
It is when marijuana is taken for medicinal purposes rather than recreational.
Medical marijuana is used for treating various ailments:
Appetite loss cancer
HIV eating disorders
Mental health conditions like schizophrenia PTSD
Wasting syndrome (Cachexia)
How does Medical marijuana work?
Marijuana works to treat these conditions by working on the cannabinoid receptors in your brain. The cannabinoid receptors are part of the endocannabinoid system which is an essential part of your nervous system.THC is able to bind to cannabinoid receptors in your brain to produce various effects such as pain management.
How do you take it?
Medical marijuana can be taken by inhaling
Applying as a lotion or placing a few drops of liquid in your mouth
There are side effects such as:
Low blood pressure
**Medical marijuana may not be a good option for every patient.**
How can you get a medical marijuana certification at exceptional?
1)you must register online with the Maryland Medical cannabis Commission
2)You must also submit an electronic copy of a government issued photo identification this identification must show your address in a clear photo
3)When you receive your mmcc patient ID number then you can come to Exceptional to continue the process.
4)Once we have received your ID we will have you fill out a release of liability and begin the Tel-health or in person visit.
There is $155 fee for new MMCC certifications.
There is an $80.00 fee for re certification.
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5)After you have seen the provider, they will issue a certification that can be used at a medical dispensary in Maryland.
This certification will be active for a year
How do I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by clicking online and filling out the appointment form.
You can also call 301-587-6464 to schedule and in person or Telehealth visit.
We do accept walk-ins
Click here to access our MMCC patient forms
Please note that you will be responsible for payment at the time of your visit.
Medical Marijuana is not covered under insurance plans.