Medical Cannabis – What You Need to Know
Medical Cannabis has been available in Colorado since 2000 when Amendment 20 passed by 54%. Since then medical cannabis has evolved to treat patients with a wide variety of symptoms. I you are interested in getting your medical card, we reccomend reading over some of this information.
HOW DO I OBTAIN MY MEDICAL CANNABIS REGISTRY CARD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS A RED CARD)?
To obtain a license to use medical marijuana in Colorado, you must apply to the Medical Marijuana Registry, which is maintained by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Start by downloading the Registration Card application. The use of medical cannabis has been deemed appropriate for treatment of the following conditions:
- HIV or AIDS Positive
In addition, if you have a chronic disease or medical condition that that produces one or more of the following, your symptoms may be alleviated by the use of medical marijuana:
- Severe Pain
- Severe Nausea
- Persistent Muscle Spasms
If you suffer from any of these ailments and are interested in treating them with medical cannabis, you must see a doctor who can write you a referral. After obtaining your referral and having your registry application notarized, you must send your application to the CDPHE via Certified Mail. Make sure to keep copies of all your documents!
AFTER I SEE THE DOCTOR, CAN I PURCHASE RIGHT AWAY?
IF I’M RENEWING MY MEDICAL CANNABIS REGISTRY CARD, CAN I USE MY TEMPORARY DOCUMENTS?
HOW DO I ASSIGN COLORADO HARVEST COMPANY AS MY CAREGIVER? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SATIVA AND INDICA?
Sativa and Indica are the two major types of cannabis plants which, when combined, create hybrid strains. Each strain has it’s own unique range of effects on the body and mind resulting in a wide range of medicinal benefits. Sativa Dominant
- Increased Alertness
- Increased Energy
- Enhanced Creativity
- Muscle Relaxant
- Increased Appetite
- Treats Pain