The rules and regulations encompassing medical marijuana are constantly changing. So, it’s natural to have questions. We’ve compiled a list of the most common questions to make things easier for you. Also you can mail us your questions at :[email protected]icians.com

What is the first step to obtaining a medical cannabis card?

If you wish to start your medical marijuana journey in Rochester, the first step would be talking to your doctor. If they qualify your medical condition and are also registered with the New York State Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana Program, you will receive your medical cannabis recommendation letter in no time.

How to find licensed cannabis doctors in Rochester?


As per the New York Medical Marijuana Program, patients who wish to access medical marijuana have to first look for a healthcare practitioner. But, whether you are seeking temporary or permanent Medical Marijuana Card, your 420 doctors must be registered with the Department to certify patients. This will be the first step to getting your medical marijuana certification. You can find a registered practitioner by clicking on the “Looking for a Registered Practitioner” button on the homepage of the NY marijuana program. Our doctors are also certified to provide medical marijuana prescriptions. You can make an appointment with us now.

What forms of medical marijuana are allowed in Rochester?

The Commissioner has the authority to approve any form of medical marijuana. For now, solid or semi-solid dosage forms such as capsules, tablets, lozenges, and other oil preparations are allowed. Smoking is banned and the regulations also ban edibles. MMJ Doctor Rochester must include the brand and form of the approved medical marijuana product in their patients’ certifications.

What are the qualifying conditions for obtaining a medical marijuana card NY?

You can qualify for accessing medical marijuana products if you have one or more of the following debilitating conditions. These include cancer, HIV/ AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s, MS spinal cord injury with spasticity, epilepsy, IBS, PTSD, chronic pain (as defined by 10 NYCRR §1004.2(a)(8)(xi)).