Getting a doctor’s recommendation for medical cannabis varies depending on the state and city you live in. Many general practice doctors will not write recommendations for fear that they could lose their license, so it is nececissay to visit a doctor that specializes in marijuana evaluations. If you have a medical file that shows a history of a condition that is believed to be helped with medical marijuana it should be fairly easy to receive a medical marijuana card.
People are commonly given recommendations for depression, anxiety, insomnia, cancer, pain and hundreds of less common ailments.
If you are already being consulted by a physician for this disease you can ask your doctor to recommend a doctor in your state. It is worth a try to ask your doctor, but very often due to fear of losing their license, many doctors will not write a formal recommendation. This means as a sick patient you are left to rely on the internet to find a recommendation.
To best protect yourself from the law and to avoid being banned from medical cannabis cooperative, it is important to choose the doctor you seek your recommendation for a medical marijuana card carefully. If you are not careful you might visit a shady doctor that may close up shop or not be relied upon to confirm your recommendation if you are every stopped by the police or if you are visiting a new dispensary and need to be verified. When deciding which doctor you will see, be sure to check into the verification process and to do some searches on reviews of their practice online. If the doctor has a bad rap, it is best to avoid visiting this doctor to receive your card.