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Fast, Easy, and Affordable Medical Cannabis Certifications in Connecticut

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Medical Cannabis Certifications in Connecticut

Make your health and wellness priorities. Don’t let the uncertainty of where to begin with the medical marijuana certification process hinder your journey toward a better quality of life. For residents of Connecticut, Compassionate Clinics of America is the first step to a rewarding path toward health and wellness. 

We are proud to offer easy, efficient, and affordable Medical Cannabis Certifications in Connecticut.

Have you been thinking about a medical marijuana card but feeling hesitant to start the process? Let Compassionate Clinics of America help. We have the swiftest turnaround in the state, connecting you to a network of qualified physicians and health care practitioners that will help you through the process of obtaining your medical marijuana certification in Connecticut. We recommend you take advantage of our patient education series where we regularly upload helpful articles on research to help you in your medical cannabis journey.

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Access qualified healthcare practitioners that will walk you through the medical cannabis certification process from the comfort of your home. Our network of prescribing practitioners are registered within the state of Connecticut to provide you with your medical cannabis certification. Click the button below to access our online form to book your appointment. 

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Qualifying for a Medical Cannabis Certification in Connecticut

In order to get a medical cannabis recommendation and legally purchase cannabis products from dispensaries in Connecticut, some basic qualifications must be met:

  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Be a Connecticut resident with proof of residency. Documentation must:
    • Show your name and your Connecticut residence address;
    • Be dated within 90 days (unless stated otherwise below); and
    • Be computer generated (not typed).

            Acceptable documents include:

          • Computer-generated bill or statement from a bank or mortgage company, utility company, doctor or hospital
          • Pre-printed pay stub showing both your name and address and your employer’s name and address
          • W-2 form property or excise tax bill, or Social Security Administration or other pension or retirement annual benefits summary statement and dated within the current or prior year
          • Medicaid or Medicare benefit statement
          • Current valid homeowner’s, renter’s or motor vehicle insurance policy dated within the last year
          • Current motor vehicle loan statement for a motor vehicle registered in your name
          • Residential mortgage or similar loan contract, lease or rental contract showing signatures from all parties needed to execute the agreement and dated within the last year
          • First-class mail addressed to your home address
          • Connecticut voter registration card
          • Survey of your Connecticut property issued by a licensed surveyor
          • Connecticut handgun permit
          • Motor vehicle registration
        • Proof of Identity, including:
          • Connecticut or Out-of-State Issued Driver’s License
          • Connecticut Issued ID
          • Connecticut pistol or firearm permit
          • US Passport or Passport Card
          • Permanent Resident Card
          • Certificate of Naturalization
          • Certificate of Citizenship (some age restrictions apply)
                                        • Diagnosis of a qualifying medical condition
                                        • Have certification from a physician

                                        Qualifying Conditions for a Medical Cannabis Card in Connecticut

                                        The Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection specifies the state’s medical cannabis registry’s list of qualifying conditions. The initial list in 2012 was limited compared to current list with the additions that have been made over the years. The conditions in 2012 were:

                                        • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
                                        • Cancer
                                        • Crohn’s Disease
                                        • Damage to nervous tissue of the spinal cord with neurological indication of intractable spasticity
                                        • Epilepsy
                                        • Glaucoma
                                        • HIV/AIDS
                                        • Multiple Sclerosis
                                        • Parkinson’s Disease
                                        • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
                                        • Arthritis
                                        • Cerebral palsy
                                        • Complex regional pain syndrome
                                        • Cystic fibrosis
                                        • Irreversible spinal cord injury with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
                                        • Post-laminectomy syndrome with chronic radiculopathy
                                        • Severe psoriasis
                                        • Psoriatic arthritis
                                        • Sickle cell disease
                                        • Terminal illness requiring end-of-life care, and uncontrolled intractable seizure disorder spasticity or neuropathic pain associated with fibromyalgia
                                        • Ulcerative colitis
                                        • Chronic neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders
                                        • Hydrocephalus with intractable headache
                                        • Intractable headache syndromes
                                        • Neuropathic facial pain, muscular dystrophy
                                        • Osteogenesis imperfecta
                                        • Post-herpetic neuralgia
                                        • Severe rheumatoid arthritis
                                        • Interstitial cystitis
                                        • Intractable neuropathic pain that is unresponsive to standard medical treatments
                                        • MALS syndrome
                                        • Tourette syndrome
                                        • Vulvar burning
                                        • Vulvodynia
                                        • Chronic pain of at least 6 months duration associated with a specified underlying chronic condition refractory to other treatment intervention
                                        • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome associated with chronic pain
                                        • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
                                        • Chronic Pancreatitis
                                        • Movement disorders associated with Huntington Disease

                                        Get More from Your Medical Cannabis Certification in Connecticut

                                        One of the biggest parts of medical cannabis is getting to understand how your body responds to different types of cannabis products and cannabinoids, to help you tailor your medical cannabis experience to your desired outcomes. Using DNA testing, we examine your specific DNA biomarkers to determine the right strains and dosage for your specific genes and metabolism. Our test kits are available for purchase on our website. This unique service is designed to maximize the potential of medicinal cannabis for each individual patient.

                                        More Information on Medical Cannabis Certification in Connecticut

                                        Recreational Marijuana Taxes in Connecticut

                                        Up to 24.35% (6.35% sales tax + 3% municipal taxes + up to 15% based on THC content)

                                        Medical Marijuana Taxes in Connecticut

                                        6.35% tax

                                        Helpful Links

                                        Change Your Application Information  

                                        Extending or Renewing Your Medical Cannabis Registry E-Card


                                        The cost for a medical cannabis certification in Connecticut is $179. The renewal fee for a medical cannabis certification is $149. Compassionate Clinics of America offers Sezzle as a payment plan for certifications and renewals.

                                        The state also charges a $100.00 registration fee (checks/money orders should be made payable to “Treasurer, State of CT”)

                                        Questions About Medical Cannabis Certification in Connecticut?

                                        Feel free to connect with us anytime at [email protected] or call us at (833) 588-0101.

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                                        Locations in Connecticut

                                        Frequently Asked Questions

                                        To access Frequently Asked Questions specific to the Connecticut state medical cannabis program, please click this link:

                                        Medical Cannabis Patient Program Frequently Asked Questions 

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