Get medical marijuana card online in Louisiana

Get your LA medical card without ever leaving your home.

Apply for your marijuana card in LA online! Book a consultation with licensed doctors via our HIPAA-compliant telehealth services. It is easy to get a cannabis card in Louisiana: register with Heally, visit a doctor online and get your MMJ certification in 15 minutes.

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How to get a medical marijuana card in Louisiana?

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 Conditions

    The 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 Heally

    Fill 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 Card

    Your 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.

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! 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. Your doctor’s certificate will be faxed 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
  3. You can find a list of pharmacies here.
  4. As soon as the pharmacy receives your certificate, 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.

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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.

Renew your MMJ card in Louisiana

Patients who use medical marijuana in Louisiana must renew their MMJ card each year. This implies that in order to continue to use medical cannabis legally in the state, you must renew your card each year. Fortunately, Louisiana allows you to renew your MMJ card.
You will need to make an appointment to renew your MMJ card in Louisiana. The doctor will review your medical history and determine whether medical cannabis is still a suitable treatment for your condition during this appointment. Your physician will update your record in the state's medical marijuana registry and issue a new recommendation if they believe you still qualify for medical marijuana.
The cost of renewing your MMJ card in Louisiana may change.

You can expect to pay around $200 to renew your MMJ card in Louisiana. Connect now with a local recommending doctor to renew your MMJ card in Louisiana.

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Weed laws in Louisiana

In Louisiana, marijuana is only permitted for medical purposes. Patients need a qualifying medical condition and approval from a licensed doctor in order to be issued a medical card. Cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions are among those that qualify. In Louisiana, obtaining a medical card is not particularly challenging, but applicants must go through a rigorous evaluation process to see if they are eligible.

Once patients have their medical cards, they can purchase medical cannabis products from state-licensed dispensaries. However, patients are not allowed to grow their own cannabis plants or consume cannabis in public. It is also illegal to drive while under the influence of cannabis.

Patients cannot use their Louisiana medical cards in other states, as medical marijuana programs vary from state to state. They can only use their card to purchase medical cannabis products in Louisiana. Patients are also prohibited from taking their cannabis products out of state.

Overall, patients in Louisiana can use medical cannabis as a treatment option, as long as they follow the state's regulations and laws.

How does Heally work in Louisiana?

Heally is an authorized telemedicine provider for Louisianans who use medical marijuana. The entire medical cannabis recommendation process can be completed by patients meeting with licensed doctors online. To receive a doctor's recommendation, patients are not required to meet with them in person.

The Heally platform allows Louisiana medical cannabis card renewal services as well as initial recommendations. Patients who receive a medical card on Heally in Louisiana are unable to use it in other states because medical cannabis regulations differ from one state to the next.

However, there are many benefits to utilizing Heally's telemedicine services in Louisiana, including the convenience of online consultations and the accessibility of knowledgeable medical professionals who can provide customized treatment plans.

If you’re wondering how to get a medical marijuana card in Louisiana, Heally is here to help. When you register on our website, you will be connected 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.

Heally Is A Trusted Platform To Apply For A Marijuana Card In LA

Heally is a trusted platform to apply for a marijuana card in LA. Here are six reasons why you should consider using Heally to obtain your medical cannabis card in Los Angeles.

Easy and Convenient

Heally provides a simple and convenient online process to get your medical cannabis card in Louisiana from the comfort of your own home.

Expert Physicians

Heally works with licensed physicians who are knowledgeable about medical cannabis and can provide personalized treatment plans.


Doctors and clinics on the Heally platform offer affordable pricing options for their services, making it accessible for those who need it.

Fast Approval

Trocess is fast, and you can get your medical card approval in as little as 30 minutes.


Heally ensures that all patient information is kept private and respects their right to privacy. Heally is HIPAA compliant and end to end encrypted.

Excellent Customer Service

If you have any questions or concerns at any time during the process, get in touch with a maedical marijuana clinic's friendly and knowledgeable customer service team. You can be sure that you're in good hands thanks to our reasonable pricing, quick approval, privacy, and excellent customer service.

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 do I apply for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana online?

Patients can use Heally's online application platform to complete the process of applying for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana in just a few simple steps.

Does Louisiana accept MMJ cards from other states?

No, Louisiana does not recognize cards for medical marijuana from other states. To obtain and use cannabis legally, patients in Louisiana must submit an application for a medical cannabis card.

What are the weed laws in Louisiana?

For patients with qualifying conditions, medical marijuana is now legal in Louisiana. Recreational marijuana use and possession are still prohibited.

What does a cannabis card cost in Louisiana?

Depending on the doctor and clinic you choose to work with, obtaining a medical marijuana card in Louisiana can cost different amounts. Heally does, however, offer reasonably priced telemedicine service options.

How do you meet the requirements to get a marijuana card in Louisiana?

Patients need a qualifying medical condition and a prescription from a qualified doctor in order to be eligible for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana. The Heally platform links patients with qualified doctors who can offer advice and treatment regimens.

How to renew a cannabis card in Louisiana?

Through Heally's online platform, patients can renew their medical cannabis cards in Louisiana. A licensed physician's recommendation is necessary for renewal, which follows a similar procedure to the initial application process.

Is cannabis legal in Louisiana?

Although it is still illegal to use cannabis recreationally in Louisiana, it is legal for medical purposes. For patients to legally purchase and use cannabis in Louisiana, they must have a medical marijuana card.

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Dr. Krasne

This information was reviewed by Dr. Krasne

Dr. Benjamin Krasne is a board-certified anesthesiologist. After attending the University of Florida, Dr. Ben matriculated to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Krasne completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2017. Since graduating residency Dr. Krasne has worked throughout the United States as a traveling anesthesiologist while providing remote driven out-patient clinical services as well.

Last update: 05/17/2023
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