Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card Renewal

Renewal For Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card Online

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How to Renew Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts in 2024


Obtain a Massachusetts medical marijuana re-certification: If your certification to use medical marijuana has expired, visit a certified healthcare provider to obtain a re-certification as an eligible medical marijuana patient. You can check the status of your certification via the MassCIP online system or by contacting the medical marijuana program at (833) 869-6820


Update your information on the Medical Use of Marijuana Program Online System: You need your 4-digit PIN obtained during your initial registration, username, and password to access your profile and update your information on the MassCIP system. No fee is required to complete a renewal application


Wait for approval: You will get a new medical marijuana card in the mail within 10 business days of renewing your application on the MassCIP system

Does Massachusetts Allow Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Online?

Medical marijuana renewal in Massachusetts is available online via the Medical Use of Marijuana Online System (MMJOS). Cardholders must first log in to their MMJOS accounts using their usernames, passwords, and unique PINs. Patients and caregivers who cannot remember their login information can reset their passwords through the Massachusetts Cannabis Industry Portal (MassCIP). After signing in, cardholders can enter their identifying information contained in physicians' medical certifications. To complete the online renewal process, follow the prompts and upload the following documents where necessary:

  • Government-issued ID
  • Proof of Residency in Massachusetts
  • Digital photograph

How Often Do You Have to Renew Your Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts?

Medical marijuana cards in Massachusetts are valid for one year. Patients and caregivers are advised to start the process to renew their registrations 60 days before the expiry date.

Do You Need a Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Doctor in Massachusetts?

Yes, obtaining a medical recommendation from a certifying healthcare provider is required before initiating a Massachusetts medical marijuana card renewal. Minors must obtain medical certifications from two certifying physicians, including a CCC-approved pediatrician. Physicians approved by the CCC to certify medical marijuana patients include physician assistants (PAs) and certified nurse practitioners (CNPs).

Generally, approved physicians are required to indicate the certifying duration, which must not exceed one year. Therefore, cardholders with expired medical certifications must recertify before renewing their medical marijuana cards. To check their certification status, cardholders can log in to their MMJOS accounts or call (833) 869-6820.

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Cost

The Cannabis Control Commission does not charge a Massachusetts medical marijuana card renewal fee. However, cardholders submitting mail applications may pay some mailing costs. Also, making appointments with certifying healthcare providers involves paying professional or consultation fees.

Where to Do Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Near Me in Massachusetts

Medical marijuana card renewal is only possible online or by mail. The CCC does not accept in-person applications. Paper applications must be mailed to the CCC at:

Cannabis Control Commission
Medical Use of Marijuana Program
Worcester Union Station
2 Washington Square
Worcester, MA 01604

Can I Use a Medical Marijuana Card from Another State in Massachusetts?

No. Massachusetts does not practice medical marijuana reciprocity. Medical patients licensed in other states can only have access to recreational marijuana in Massachusetts but must present valid government-issued IDs when visiting recreational marijuana dispensaries in the state.

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