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Choosing Your:
Colorado Medical Marijuana Doctor

Before you begin:
It is important to be sure that all rules and regulations are being properly followed, so one of the first things a patient should do is familiarize themselves with local state and federal medical marijuana laws. A patient with proper knowledge can save much time and headache. We have more information here about regulations and current laws.

When searching for a Doctor Referral to obtain your Medical Marijuana Registry card for the State of Colorado, a good start is with your primary care physician.  Colorado has laws in place to protect physicians from punishment for discussing or recommending medical marijuana. And while properly licensed doctors, in good standing with the State of Colorado can give this referral, many may not feel comfortable with this solution and refuse to sign.

If a physician is not comfortable recommending medical marijuana, he or she may be able to refer the patient to another physician or a medical marijuana specialist. You will want gather any supporting documentation from previous injury, event, or issue that is directly  relation to this request. Any recommendation made to a patient by a physician should also be kept in writing. When applying for a Colorado medical marijuana card, the state will require a copy of their recommendation. Colorado has specific forms for these, which need to be completed entirely. Be sure to read all fine print and make sure to use correct ink.

Most qualifying conditions such as glaucoma, fibromyalgia, MS, AIDS or cancer are adequate reasons for most doctors to recommend medical marijuana as a source of help. Common issues patients seeking medical marijuana treatment are suffering from include  chronic pain, nausea, decreased appetite, and insomnia. Many cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment find the use of medical marijuana provides a great deal of relief from side effects of the radiation treatments. Patients suffering from muscle spasams, convulsions and inflammation find the use of cannabis provides pain relief that could otherwise not be obtained without dangerous side effects through use of a traditional pain treatment drugs.