Patients with qualifying medical conditions must obtain written recommendations from licensed physicians before applying for medical marijuana identification cards in Sacramento. They may only apply for MMJ cards in person at the city’s Department of Health. Sacramento MMJ cards are valid for one year.
Yes. Persons with eligible medical conditions must visit licensed physicians to obtain recommendations for Sacramento medical marijuana cards. Although patients may see doctors in person, they can also opt for telemedicine appointments to get medical marijuana recommendations for Sacramento MMJ cards. There are no records of physicians authorized to issue medical marijuana recommendations in California. Per California medical cannabis laws, only medical practitioners certified by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board may issue recommendations for medical marijuana cards in the city.
Qualifying marijuana patients must complete the Medical Marijuana Program Application Form and submit it to the county health department to get Sacramento MMJ cards. The Department of Cannabis Control California (DCC) requires patients to attach copies of required documents, including proof of residency, identification cards, medical recommendations, and physicians' attestation forms. An applicant must call the health department at (916) 875-5345 to book an appointment for submission in person at:
_Department of Health and Human Services _
7001 A East Parkway, Suite 650
Sacramento, CA 95823
Sacramento medical marijuana identification cards are valid for one year. Patients can renew their Medical marijuana cards within 30 days before expiration.
Sacramento medical marijuana card costs $100. The renewal fee for expired MMJ cards in the city is also $100.
Yes, minors with qualifying medical conditions and physicians’ recommendations can get Sacramento medical marijuana cards. However, they must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians to the county department of health unless they have declared self-sufficiency or are lawfully emancipated.
Sacramento medical marijuana card renewal follows the same process as the initial application. Patients must fill out the Medical Marijuana Program Application Form and update any changes to their personal details, if any, since their previous applications. Afterward, they may schedule an appointment with the county health department to submit their MMJ card renewal applications. It costs $100 to renew a Sacramento medical marijuana card.
Sacramento does not accept out-of-state MMJ cards, as California does not have a medical marijuana reciprocity program.