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How to Become a Patient

At this time there are almost 200,000 medical marijuana patients in Arizona who have one or more of these qualifying conditions:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chron’s Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Nausea
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sclerosis
  • Seizures

To become a patient, you need to get a written certification from a physician licensed to practice in Arizona. The physician may be associated with a clinic that specializes in medical cards, or talk to your family physician for a recommendation. The physician should guide you through the process of submitting your application to Arizona Department of Health Services. For more information on becoming a medical marijuana patient, visit

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