Qualifying for a DE Medical Card:

The following information is provided by the state of DE as of 2/16/17

Quick Link: 

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/medmarpt.html

Adult Patient Qualifying Conditions

  • Terminal illness
  • Cancer
  • Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV Positive)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Decompensated cirrhosis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS / Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's disease
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) *See news update below!
  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Autism with self-injurious or aggressive behavior
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
  1. Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  2. Severe, debilitating pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measure for more than three months, or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects.
  3. Intractable nausea
  4. Seizures
  5. Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of Multiple Sclerosis 

*On 7/12/17, Governor John Carney signed SB24 into law, which is effective immediately. Patients in Delaware suffering from PTSD will no longer need to visit a psychiatrist in order to obtain a certification for medical cannabis. They can now get their certifications from any Delaware physician. 


Pediatric Patient Qualifying Conditions

  • Intractable epilepsy
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition where they have failed treatment involving one or more of the following symptoms
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  •  Intractable nausea
  • Severe, painful and persistent muscle spasms

Cost

  • The fee for processing applications is $125 each.
  • Cardholders will renew their card annually to remain active with the program.
  • Applicants may qualify for a card at a reduced fee based on income eligibility.

Application Process

  • Must be a resident in the state of Delaware.
  • Your doctor MUST be a licensed MD in the state of Delaware. No out of state doctors can sign for you.
  • Obtain a copy of your medical records.
  • Obtain written certification of your debilitating medical condition from a physician within 90 days before you apply for a registry identification card.
  • Submit application or renewal fee
  • Submit the name, address, and date of birth of the qualifying patient, the patient’s physician, the patient’s caregiver, and the patient’s designated registered compassion center.
  • Submit a statement signed by the qualifying patient and caregiver, pledging not to give marijuana to anyone who is not a qualifying patient.
  • Registry identification cards MUST be renewed once a year.

NEW PATIENT SCHEDULING

New patients – we’re glad you’re here.  We’re here to help.  And we want to make sure you get started off smoothly.

Once you have your Delaware State Medical Marijuana card you can schedule a new patient orientation from the days and times listed below. Please provide us with two options so if one is full, we can get you scheduled into your second choice.  We will email you with your scheduled orientation time within three (3) business days. Please allow approximately 1 hour for your first visit. 

We look forward to meeting you.

Orientation times

Monday – 11am, 2pm, 430pm

Wednesday – 12pm, 2pm, 430pm

Thursday – 11am, 1pm, 3pm

The 2nd and 3rd Saturdays of the month – 11am, 2pm  
(for the month of May these are 5/8 and 5/15 and for June these are 6/10 and 6/17.)

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