Oklahoma voters authorized the state’s medical marijuana program in 2018, and since then, hundreds of thousands of medical marijuana licenses have been issued in Oklahoma, the National Institute of Health reports.
A medical marijuana patient license is an ID card that allows someone with an approved application to legally buy, use and grow medical marijuana and related products in Oklahoma.
Here’s what to know about who is eligible to get a medical marijuana license in Oklahoma and how to obtain one:
Who’s eligible for a medical marijuana license?
Oklahoma does not have a list of qualifying conditions for people seeking a medical marijuana license. Doctors are allowed to recommend patients if they think medical marijuana is a good treatment option for them.
Some of the most common medical reasons for marijuana use are anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and depression.
How do I get a medical marijuana license?
People seeking a medical marijuana license in the state can apply by using the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority’s Licensing Portal.
To apply online, adult applicants in-state must have:
- A physician recommendation form, which can be found at this link
- A digital photo for the medical marijuana card
- Proof of identity, including a driver’s license or ID card, a U.S. passport or tribal ID
- Proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, the preceding year’s Oklahoma tax return, or a utility bill
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