Medical Marijuana Evaluations

Medical Marijuana Evaluations

Quality First Urgent Care offers medical marijuana evaluations to new and existing patients.

Under Maryland law, any Maryland resident whose physician recommends medical marijuana as a treatment for a qualifying condition is eligible to purchase marijuana for medical use in accordance with state guidelines. Patients must be evaluated by a physician certified by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission who then recommends medical marijuana as a treatment option.

Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is permitted to treat a range of conditions in Maryland.
• Cachexia
• Anorexia
• Wasting syndrome
• Severe or chronic pain
• Severe nausea
• Seizures
• Severe or persistent muscle spasms
• Glaucoma
• Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
• Any other chronic medical conditions that are severe or for which other treatments have been ineffective

Come in Today

If you would like a medical marijuana evaluation, you can walk in or schedule an appointment by phone or through our website. Before your evaluation you will need to do the following:

1. Gather required documentation.

For the state registration process [link: https://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/patients_regisadult.aspx], you will need:
• A valid, accessible email account.
• The last four digits of your Social Security Number.
• An electronic copy of a valid government-issued photo ID
• Proof of Maryland residency

*All documents must be dated within the last 90 days.

For your evaluation, you will also need:

• Any relevant documentation from other healthcare providers regarding your health history. You can ask other doctors’ offices to send these documents to us directly in advance of your appointment.

2. Register as a patient with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC). [link: https://mmcc.health.maryland.gov/Registry/LandingPage.aspx]

3. Come see us for an evaluation. If we determine that medical marijuana is a viable treatment option for you, we will issue you a temporary MMCC patient ID card, which can be used at any licensed Maryland dispensary to purchase medical marijuana.

Visit Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission website for more information on the state’s medical marijuana program.