April 08, 2014, House Bill 881, was approved by the Senate.  Governor Martin O’Malley signed the bill on April 14, 2014, effective June 01, 2014. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission, developed regulations for a patient registry and identification cards, dispensary licensing, settling fees and possession limits.  New Era Wellness is a resisted provider with the  Natalie M LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission(MMCC).  New Era Wellness is able to offer Marylanders with qualifying conditions a written recommendation for  medical cannabis to be purchased at any local Maryland dispensary.

Who qualifies for medical cannabis in Maryland.

     Any Maryland resident 21 years of age and older and have a qualifying condition, qualifies for Maryland medicinal cannabis. Qualifying condition include but not limited to cachexia, anorexia, wasting syndrome, chronic pain or severe pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe or persistent muscle spasms, glaucoma, and post-traumatic stress disorder, and other medical condition which is severe and for which other treatments have been ineffective.  If you have questions regarding your qualifing condition please contact New Era Wellness for more information. 

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Patient Registration Instructions

Please note: You must complete and submit your entire online application in one session. You will
not be able to save and complete the application at a later time.

Before You Begin
1. The following items are required to be uploaded to complete the online application:

  • An electronic copy of a valid US federal or state government-issued photo ID and proof of Maryland address or patient’s treatment at a Maryland medical facility. This must be either a PDF or image (.jpg, .png or .gif) file not to exceed 3 MB in size. Maryland Residents must provide: Acceptable forms of identification: 
    • Driver’s license or Motor Vehicle Administration identification card (both front and back)
    • Military ID Passport                                   
  • If the identification you provide is not a Maryland driver’s license or MVA ID card, then you must also provide proof of a Maryland address. Acceptable forms of proof of Maryland address: 
    • Utility bill
    •  Rental contract
    • Property tax bill
    • Bank statement
    • Official documentation from Registrar documenting current enrollment and on-campus living status
  • Non-Maryland Residents must provide: Acceptable forms of identification:
    • Driver’s license or Motor Vehicle Administration identification card (both front and back)
    • Military ID
    • Passport
  • Proof that the patient is in the State to receive medical treatment:
    •  The address of and a contact name for the Maryland medical facility where the patient is receiving treatment.
  • If registering a minor patient who does not have a government-issued photo ID, please upload the caregiver’s ID.
    •  An electronic copy of a clear, color photograph taken within six months of application.

Please see detailed photo requirements below.

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1. The following items are required to be uploaded to complete the online application:
 An electronic copy of a valid US federal or state government-issued photo ID and proof
of Maryland address or patient’s treatment at a Maryland medical facility. This must be
either a PDF or image (.jpg, .png or .gif) file not to exceed 3 MB in size.
Maryland Residents must provide:
Acceptable forms of identification:
- Driver’s license or Motor Vehicle Administration identification card (both front and back)
- Military ID
- Passport
If the identification you provide is not a Maryland driver’s license or MVA ID card, then you
must also provide proof of a Maryland address.
Acceptable forms of proof of Maryland address:
- Utility bill
- Rental contract
- Property tax bill
- Bank statement
- Official documentation from Registrar documenting current enrollment and on-campus
living status
Non-Maryland Residents must provide:
Acceptable forms of identification:
- Driver’s license or Motor Vehicle Administration identification card (both front and back)
- Military ID
- Passport
Proof that the patient is in the State to receive medical treatment:
- The address of and a contact name for the Maryland medical facility where the patient is
receiving treatment
If registering a minor patient who does not have a government-issued photo ID, please upload
the caregiver’s ID.
 An electronic copy of a clear, color photograph taken within six months of application.
Please see detailed photo requirements below.