4 EASY STEPS TO GET YOUR ILLINOIS MARIJUANA CARD ONLINE

Our doctor will reach out in minutes to help you get access to dispensaries.

Book a marijuana card cannabis card Tele-Health appointment
STEP 1.  Book an Appointment
First, select time for your visit. 

STEP 2.  Payment

 

STEP 3.  Consent Form

STEP 4.  Medical Records

You are all set!  Simply sit back and wait for our doctor to contact you at your scheduled appointment time.

Frequently Asked Questions

PAYMENT

How much does it cost to get a Marijuana Card Approval visit with a provider at ARCannabisClinic?


Your evaluation fee if approved will cost only $150.00 for 3 year approval for Illinois patients. We offer the most competitive pricing in the industry with the fastest and the most friendly service you can't find anywhere else. We also offer: PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE




How much is a medical marijuana card in Illinois?


The cost of registration with the IDPH is $75-$100. For most updated pricing click here




What payment methods do you accept at ARCannabisClinic?


We currently accept major credit cards and debit. No cash or personal checks are accepted.




Do you accept insurance?


Unfortunately medical marijuana/cannabis is still federally illegal, therefore no insurance company has elected to cover cannabis-related treatments or related office visits.





LEGAL

What are my rights as a patient with a MMJ card?


Patients who hold a medical marijuana card have the right to:

  • Enroll in school without rejection based only on cardholder status
  • Rent an apartment without eviction or rejection based solely on patient status
  • Work at their place of employment (most) without discrimination for having a card or testing positive for marijuana
  • Receive healthcare without disqualification merely due to medical marijuana treatment
  • Visit or have custody of their child without denial only based on patient status
  • Hold a state-issued license without suspension on the sole basis of cardholder status
However, your patient card does not give you the right to:
  • Use or possess marijuana at your place of employment without recourse
  • Work, live or learn somewhere that could face loss of a monetary or licensing benefit under federal law due to your patient status
  • Sell or distribute marijuana to others without a commercial medical cannabis card




Who will check my MMJ card?


A medical marijuana identification card and another form of identification should be presented any time you purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary or have marijuana taken to a processor to be concentrated. Law enforcement may also require your identification card to prove you are licensed to legally use and possess medical marijuana.




Will patients registration status be made available to the public?


No, you are protected under HIPAA Laws.





QUALIFICATION

What are the qualifying conditions for Illinois?


You must be diagnosed with one of the following debilitating health conditions as defined by the state to qualify:

  • Autism
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Cancer
  • Cachexia/wasting syndrome
  • Causalgia
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn’s disease
  • CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome Type II)
  • Dystonia
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydromyelia
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Migraines
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail-patella syndrome
  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Residual limb pain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)
  • Severe fibromyalgia
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • Spinal cord disease (including but not limited to arachnoiditis)
  • Spinal cord injury is damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia
  • Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov cysts
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Ulcerative colitis




I have one of the “qualifying medical conditions,” am I automatically a qualified patient?


An official physician written certification must be obtained from a medical physician and submitted with the application. To schedule your appointment to see a ARCannabisClinic approved cannabis doctor in Illinois, click here.




How do I set up an appointment with a registered medical marijuana provider in Illinois?


Step 1. Book. Book an Appointment Online Step 2. Payment. Pay Online Step 3. Consent. Sign Consent Form Step 4. Submit your Qualifying Medical Records You can now apply with IDPH for a medical card




How long is my ID card valid for the Illinois Cannabis program?


Your registration identification card is valid for one, two, or three years depending on which application you submit to the state. You are required to be re-certified by a provider every 3 years or whenever your registry identification card expires.





APPLICATION

How can I check the status of my application with IDPH?


To find the status of your application:




How long does it take to process a new application by IDPH?


The department has 30 days to process patient and caregiver applications; applications are processed in the order they were received. Questions may be emailed to – DPH.medicalcannabis@illinois.gov Medical Cannabis Program representatives are available by phone at 1-855-636-3688 Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.





GENERAL

Where are the dispensaries located?


Click here for the dispensary information. Dispensaries are located throughout the state. You may visit any dispensary in Illinois with your card. Here is a list of Illinois dispensaries (PDF).




Am I allowed to grow medical cannabis in Illinois?


P.A. 101-0027 – enacted 6/25/19 Allows registered medical cannabis patients to grow up to 5 cannabis plants for personal consumption




What forms of medical marijuana are available?


Dispensaries carry the following: Dry leaf or plant material for vaporization or nebulization ONLY Pills, oil, topicals (Such as patches, ointments) Tinctures and liquids




Do you have offices in Illinois?


Yes. However, our offices are NOT available for patient to walk in to receive support. Please click here for 24/7 support or call us 1-888-454-2111</