Over a million Texans qualify for a Texas medical marijuana card. Although Texas is stricter than other states, the Texas Compassionate Use Program now includes over 200 approved conditions for low-THC medical marijuana.
To help our fellow Texans, we’re taking out the guesswork with this step-by-step guide. Read on to learn how to get a medical marijuana card in the great Lone Star State.
Think you may qualify for a Texas medical marijuana card? Use our Find a Doctor tool to get connected to a prescriber!
1. Find Out if You Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card
First off, you must meet the following criteria to qualify for a Texas medical marijuana card:
- Be a Texas resident
- Have an approved condition
- Receive a marijuana prescription through a doctor registered with the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas (CURT)
Then, check to see if you have an approved condition. There are over 200 approved conditions for medical marijuana prescriptions in Texas, including:
- All forms of cancer (as of September 1, 2021)
- PTSD (as of September 1, 2021)
- And over 100 more conditions
Don’t see your condition listed? Check out our full list of Qualifying Conditions.
2. Talk to a Doctor
Once you’ve confirmed that you have an approved condition, you’re ready to set your appointment. Fill out our Find a Doctor form to find a doctor in your area. We will connect you with our network of doctors who are ready to prescribe with trusted telemedicine options.
Be sure to bring any questions you have to your appointment. Afterward, your doctor will electronically add your marijuana prescription to the Compassionate Use Registry.
3. Fill Your Marijuana Prescription
After your appointment, you can fill your Texas medical marijuana card prescription at a local dispensary. Although there are three dispensaries that are licensed in Texas, Compassionate Cultivation is the only Texas-owned-and-operated dispensary in the state.
Unlike traditional pharmacies, medical marijuana dispensaries must be notified by the patient that their doctor has put their marijuana prescription in the system. To fill your prescription, you can call or use the prescription fill form.
Finally, choose how you would like to receive your prescription.
Delivery or Pick Up?
We offer delivery right to your home and pick up at our four locations across the great state of Texas. No matter what you choose, you can be sure that relief is coming your way!
Ready to get started with a Texas medical marijuana card?