• Jennifer Betz

Preparing for Your Medical Marijuana Evaluation in Missouri


how to prepare for your medical evaluation appointment

Preparing for your medical marijuana evaluation in Missouri is easier than you might think!

Lots of patients are nervous for their first marijuana evaluation with a Missouri doctor, and we get it! Even if you have been diagnosed with one or more of the clear-cut qualifying conditions, you may still be affected by the stigma associated with cannabis use.


People are often nervous to talk to a doctor, because the fact that cannabis is a legitimate medicine used to treat a whole host of symptoms has been drowned out by the common images associated with the counterculture movement of the 1960s.


The good news is that it’s 2021, and marijuana is no longer a counterculture issue. More and more, people are recognizing the value in our favorite plant. A full 90 percent of US adults think that marijuana should be legalized in some form or another, and new reform laws are sweeping the country.


At Missouri Marijuana Card, we want all our patients to feel confident and empowered to take charge of their treatment plan with us. In this post, we’re going to give you the insider tips and tricks for preparing for your medical marijuana evaluation appointment, and help put your mind at ease for the big day.


1. Find a Marijuana Referral Provider You Can Trust

Cannabis as medicine is not a recent development. In fact, it dates back thousands of years. US medical texts even recommended cannabis to treat a number of ailments back in the 19th century.


However, due to Federal regulations starting in the 1930s, marijuana was discontinued as a popular medicine. As a result, most general practitioners today are completely unfamiliar with the benefits of marijuana. So it can be hard to find a Missouri doctor who is informed and thorough in their understanding.


In addition to that, there are plenty of companies operating in Missouri that don’t actually offer the kind of service they promise. This can make it a real challenge to find a marijuana referral provider you know you can trust!


Fortunately, Missouri Marijuana Card checks all the boxes for what you should look for in a marijuana evaluation provider. With over 700 highly-rated Google reviews, we have an excellent reputation. We’ve been around for as long as Missouri has had a medical marijuana registry, we are known for answering our phones and providing friendly, informative service, and our patient resources are some of the best in the business!


Give us a call at (877) 303-3117 to see for yourself why our patients love us!


2. Get Your Paperwork Out of the Way Right Away

When you make an appointment with Missouri Marijuana Card, we immediately send you the forms that provide us with the information we’ll need at your appointment. Most patients find that they can start to relax a bit once they get the forms out of the way. It will help you see that the process is actually pretty simple and straightforward.


If the thought of paperwork gives you cold sweats, don’t worry! The questions are all pretty basic, and our patient support team can help you fill out any forms you are having trouble with.


You may find that new questions for us come up as you work on answering our questions for you. Write them down to ensure that you don’t forget during your appointment.


3. Let Us Help You With Your Medical Records

If you have a formal diagnosis, it always helps to have medical records documenting the condition. If this is something you’re having trouble with, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! We can help you gather all the documentation that you will need for your appointment.


If you don’t have a diagnosis or medical records to prove it, give us a call at (877) 303-3117. We might still be able to help you get your medical marijuana card for the kind of natural relief you deserve!


4. Do Your Research

We are not suggesting you get your WebMD Ph.D. before your appointment. However, learning about ways that medical marijuana can help your condition is an excellent precursor to talking to our doctors. This way, you’ll be able to have an informed conversation.


Research often sparks more questions, and you should continue writing them down as you go. We want to make sure you walk away from your appointment with all the information you need in order to make satisfying and effective decisions regarding your treatment plan!


5. Relax!

We know that you’ve been waiting for a long time to get legal natural relief, and this is important to you. When you get your Missouri medical marijuana evaluation through us, you can trust you’re in good hands. Just check out all the enthusiastic reviews from satisfied patients on Google!


Our patients love the fact that we stick with them the whole way through the process, making things as quick and easy as it gets. We are here to answer all your questions about the program, about your treatment, and about what’s available to you once you have your card.


Our doctors are extremely understanding, and we are committed to making sure our patients get the natural relief they deserve and the education they need.


6. Your Missouri Medical Marijuana Evaluation is Right Around the Corner

After you fill out your paperwork and make your payment, we will send you a link to enter our HIPAA compliant telehealth platform. When it’s time for your appointment, just click the link and you’ll enter a virtual waiting room.


Your health professional will sign into your room when they are ready to see you, and your appointment will only take about 15 - 20 minutes (depending on how many questions you have). You will discuss your current condition, symptoms, if you’ve tried marijuana as a treatment before, how it helps, and next steps.


And that’s it!


Schedule an Appointment With Missouri Marijuana Card to Get Natural Relief With Confidence!


We want to empower all our patients to take control of their treatment plan, getting the relief they deserve and enjoying feeling their best again. If you are uncertain if you will qualify for medical marijuana, or if it is right for you, we always suggest giving us a call at (877)303-3117, so we can help you decide.


If you make an appointment and don’t get a recommendation, you are entitled to a full refund minus administrative costs if we help you get your medical records.


Additionally, we offer an unlimited number of follow-up visits for the entire time that your card is valid with us. If you ever need to talk to one of our doctors after you’ve gotten your recommendation, we are always here to help.


What are you waiting for? Get natural relief through the benefits of medical marijuana by making a virtual appointment with Missouri Marijuana Card today!



Doctors Who Care. Relief You Can Trust.

At Missouri Marijuana Card, our mission is helping everyone achieve wellness safely and conveniently through increased access to medical marijuana. Our focus on education, inclusion, and acceptance will reduce stigma for our patients by providing equal access to timely information and compassionate care.


Call us at (877) 303-3117, or simply book a medical marijuana evaluation to start getting relief you can trust today!


Check out Missouri Marijuana Card’s Blog to keep up to date on the latest medical marijuana news, tips, and information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join the medical marijuana conversation in Missouri.


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