Louisiana Medical
Marijuana Card

Get your LA medical card without ever leaving your home.

Speak with a certified doctor instantly or schedule an appointment at your convenience to get your Louisiana Medical Marijuana Card today! Heally is the leader in connecting patients with certified doctors via safe, secure, and HIPAA-compliant telehealth services. You’re only one appointment away from receiving your LA medical marijuana card.

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Find Out How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana using the Heally platform

Certified cannabis doctors are available from 8 AM – 10 PM, seven days a week, and you’ll never have to wait for an appointment since everything can be done online — all you need is a cell phone or a computer. See an overview of how we make the process quick and easy.

Certified cannabis doctors are available from 8 AM – 10 PM, seven days a week, and you’ll never have to wait for an appointment since everything can be done online — all you need is a cell phone or a computer.

Certified cannabis doctors are available from 8 AM – 10 PM, seven days a week, and you’ll never have to wait for an appointment since everything can be done online — all you need is a cell phone or a computer. See an overview of how we make the process quick and easy.

  • Review Qualifying ConditionsThe first thing you'll need to do is review the qualifying conditions for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana. See the list of approved conditions below.
  • Register with HeallyFill out our quick intake form to get started with the LA medical card process.
  • Visit with Your Medical Marijuana Doctor Book your appointment with a certified medical marijuana doctor. You can do this instantly or schedule one at your convenience.
  • Receive Your Louisiana Medical Marijuana CardYour appointment will generally be about 15 minutes. The doctor will either mail your certificate to you, submit it to the State of Louisiana, or send it to your pharmacy of choice.

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How Does Heally Help You Get a
Medical Marijuana Card In Louisiana?

If you’re wondering how to get a medical marijuana card in Louisiana, Heally is here to help. When you register on our website, we will connect you with a doctor online who is certified by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. Your doctor will evaluate your condition and discuss all the potential treatment options.

The renewal process for your LA medical card can also be done 100% online.

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Do You Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana?

The state of Louisiana has approved the following qualifying conditions for their Louisiana medical marijuana program. Only qualifying patients can be prescribed an MMJ certificate. Here is the complete list of conditions that the state of Louisiana qualifies for an LA medical marijuana card in 2022. Each individual patient is different, so check your qualifying conditions here.

Louisiana State Process for Getting
Your Medical Marijuana Card

  1. Once a doctor on the Heally platform approves you, you can sit back and relax while we take care of everything! Louisiana does not offer a physical medical marijuana card so there’s no state paperwork. Instead, your name will be added to the statewide medical cannabis patient registry by your Heally Physician.
  2. Heally will fax your doctor’s certificate to your pharmacy of choice. There are currently nine licensed pharmacies in the state of Louisiana. If you want to change your pharmacy at any time please contact us at support@getheally.com.
  3. You can find a list of pharmacies here.
  4. As soon as the pharmacy receives your certificate from us, you can legally purchase medical marijuana products there*. Ensure you bring a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license, with you to the pharmacy.

Please note: Since the legalization of marijuana in raw or crude form (i.e. flower) in January of 2022, pharmacies are experiencing a heavy volume of new patients. This has resulted in processing delays.

Not sure if you qualify? Don't worry, if the doctor does
not approve you, you will get your money back.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does it Take to Get My Medical Marijuana Card Certificate?

If you are approved for medical marijuana treatment in Louisiana, the recommending physician will add your name to a statewide medical cannabis patient registry. You’ll also receive a recommendation that you can take to a state-licensed pharmacy to get your medical marijuana products. This process generally takes 2 days.

How Much Does It Cost to Get My LA Medical Marijuana Card?

The total visit and medical marijuana certification cost $200, which will not be charged if your doctor believes that your online visit failed to meet their standard of care. No hidden fees, no extra cost.

What About New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette & Bossier City

Heally helps medical marijuana patients get their certificate in any city within the state of Louisiana.

Do I Need a Physical Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana?

There are no physical medical marijuana cards given in Louisiana. You will receive a recommendation document.

How Much Medical Marijuana Can I Purchase in Louisiana?

Patients can purchase up to 2.5 ounces of flower every two weeks in Louisiana from licensed dispensaries.

Is It Legal to Get My Medical Card Online in Louisiana?

Louisiana does not have a set process to get medical cannabis cards, meaning there is no application process. In LA, patients must get approved by going through a certified physician.

Does the State of Louisiana Have Medical Marijuana Reciprocity?

The state of Louisiana does not permit medical marijuana reciprocity for qualifying patients who have prescribed MMJ cards from any other state. In order to purchase medical marijuana in Louisiana, you must have a certificate issued by the state of Louisiana.

What to Do After You Receive Your Louisiana
Medical Marijuana Card

Louisiana is arguably one of the most vibrant states in the nation with an endless variety of things to do once you have your medical marijuana card. Whether you’re lounging on the coast side or walking through the historic streets of New Orleans, Louisiana has got it all.

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New Orleans

New Orleans may be one of the most vibrant, fun, and enjoyable cities in the nation. With a multitude of activities for everyone to enjoy, you’ll always have something to do. Experience New Orleans’s cultural arts by walking through the beautiful city and visiting their abundance of theaters and jazz clubs. Explore the French Quarters with all the amazing food and art the shops have to offer. This city is full of life and has endless entertainment for you once you’ve enjoyed your natural medicines. If you run out, feel free to stop by some of the local dispensaries in LA with your medical card to stock up on everything you need.

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Baton Rouge

Located directly on the shore of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is full of activities for all to enjoy. Experience the college-like atmosphere in the town that is home to Louisiana State University. Take strolls throughout the town, visit the Capitol, and explore the campus. Once you have your LA medical marijuana card, you’ll have endless fun in Baton Rouge.

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Shreveport is full of captivating and exciting activities, so there is surely something for everyone to enjoy. Visitors can check out the many museums full of local art, dine in local cafés, or explore the wide variety of unique shops. Although it is a fairly large city, Shreveport is also surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes. Make sure to experience this southern city full of nature…you’ll absolutely love it!

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Louisiana Marijuana Legalization

In 2015, Louisiana’s Governor Jindal signed a bill to legalize medical marijuana. It was put into effect four years later in mid-2019. However, when medical marijuana was first sold in Louisiana it was very difficult to access. In 2020, Governor Edwards signed a bill to increase access to patients who qualify for medical marijuana cards in Louisiana.

As of today, the recreational use of marijuana is still illegal. However, in 2021, it was decriminalized and anyone in possession of fewer than 14 grams of cannabis can only be fined up to $100. At the start of 2022, Governor Edwards enacted a bill to allow smokable flowers for medical marijuana patients. Today, individuals who qualify for medical cards in LA can obtain cannabis in this form as well as oils and tinctures. In contrast with other states, Louisiana remains to have some of the more unyielding regulations in regards to the use and possession of marijuana.

Check Out Our Blog To Learn More About Medical
Marijuana Cards in Louisiana

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Louisiana

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