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The doctors were super helpful and I can’t believe how quick everything went! It was a short waiting time to speak with a doctor online, and from there she was super helpful and so sweet! I had anxiety to meet with anyone in person, so being able to do this from the comfort of my own home helped me feel so much better and the process went so smoothly and got approved quick! Awesome service. :)
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Couldn’t recommend this service enough. All done online, super quick and easy. Live support always available. I spent maybe 15 minutes filling out the app and just a few minutes wait to speak with a doctor. Very painless and simple.
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Applying for my med card was super easy and fast. It was awesome that a great doctor was able to contact me so quickly! If you’re going medical, this is definitely one of the best and simplest ways to do it.
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I was able to apply for the card within 24 hours of my Dr. Call. Did it all online and was even less expensive than the "patient drives" without wondering if they are approving me for the money or if it will actually help me. Thank you! I will recommend you to everyone.
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How to get a medical marijuana card in



Register with the state

Before you can see a doctor, you’ll need to quickly register with Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.

Sign up on PA Med Cards to speak with a doctor

Our state-certified doctors are available every day from 8am-10pm to help with any questions or concerns you may have about cannabis and your health.

Get approved

Once approved, you’ll pay the state fee so you can receive your card and begin shopping at a Philadelphia dispensary near you within 21 days.

Benefits of Getting a


Medical Marijuana Card

There are several benefits of having a valid medical cannabis recommendation from a Pittsburgh physician.

Doctors available 8am-10pm!

Qualifying conditions in Philadelphia
To get a medical cannabis card in Philadelphia, you need to have one or more qualifying conditions:
  • Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cancer, including remission therapy
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Positive status for HIV
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autism
How to register for a Philadelphia med card
Getting your Philadelphia med card is easy with our guidance. All you need to do is register with the state, then get started with PA Med Cards to speak to a nearby doctor online.

After you’re approved, we’ll walk you through how to complete your registration and pay the state fee on Pennsylvania’s official website. And you’re done! You can now go to any Pennsylvania dispensary with your med card.
How to Complete Your Philadelphia Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Online
Your medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania needs to be renewed every year. But don’t worry, your renewal evaluation is quick and simple with PA Med Cards!

We’ll send a reminder when your renewal is due. Then simply log in to see one of our qualified medical doctors. Even better: you can renew with PA Med Cards even if you got your first recommendation from a different doctor or service. It should always be this easy!
Dispensaries in Philadelphia
Philadelphia welcomed its medical marijuana market in 2018. After hearing from medical cannabis patients, the state expanded its program to permit the sale of cannabis flower (in addition to non-smokable products) in licensed dispensaries.

A medical cannabis card is the only way to buy cannabis in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dispensary. Thankfully, with more than 20 dispensaries in Philadelphia, you can always find a shop near you.
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Doctors are standing by for your free evaluation right now. You’ll only pay if you’re approved for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies for medical marijuana in Philadelphia?

You must be a Pennsylvania resident with a qualifying condition to get into the state’s medical marijuana program.

How much does it cost to get my medical marijuana card in Philadelphia?

Getting a Pennsylvania med card is less than $190 total when you use PA Med Cards. A risk-free evaluation with one of our doctors is just $139, and the state charges an additional $50 registration fee.

Will my health insurance pay for my medical marijuana?

Sadly, no. Because cannabis is still illegal at the federal level, most insurance companies don’t want to take the risk of being liable for cannabis products on a state level.

How fast can I get a medical marijuana card in Philadelphia with PA Med Cards?

We offer same day evaluations, but it can take the state up to three weeks to deliver your card after you’re approved.

What if I am not approved for medical marijuana?

There’s no risk if you don’t get approved. Your evaluation is free if you don’t qualify for the program.

Can I renew my Pennsylvania medical card with you if I was seen by a different doctor last year?

Sure! You can choose any licensed cannabis doctor you want for your renewal evaluation.

Do I need a Pennsylvania state ID to get a medical card?

Yes. You need a Pennsylvania driver’s license or ID to get a PA medical cannabis card.

Can I use my Pennsylvania med card in other states?

Each state has different rules for accepting medical marijuana cards from other states. For more information, check the medical marijuana program of the state you’re going to.

Where can I buy weed in Philadelphia?

Pennsylvania medical patients can purchase cannabis from any state-licensed dispensary. There are over 150 dispensaries in the state and 20 in Philadelphia, including Trulieve, BEYOND / HELLO, or any of the Curaleaf or Sunnyside Medical Cannabis Dispensary locations from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.

How much can you buy at a dispensary in Philadelphia, PA?

Medical cannabis patients in Pennsylvania can buy up to “192 medical marijuana units” in a 90-day period. A “unit” is equal to 3.5 grams of medical cannabis flower, 1 gram of medical cannabis concentrates, or 100 milligrams of THC-infused edibles, tinctures, topicals, oils, and more.

Is cannabis delivery available in Philadelphia?

Neither cannabis delivery nor home cultivation are allowed in Pennsylvania, and all products must be purchased from an approved dispensary.

What is the cannabis tax rate in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia medical patients pay no cannabis tax on their purchases.

Are there smoking lounges in Philadelphia?

While Philadelphia allows tobacco smoking lounges, there aren’t any cannabis smoking lounges currently open or accessible to the public.

Where can you smoke in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania if you have a medical card?

You can only smoke in Philadelphia in a private home or residence. Cannabis can’t be used in public places, federal land, moving vehicles, or any business that doesn’t have a commercial cannabis consumption license.

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