Cross Valley Health & Medicine medical providers Dr. Paul Saladino and Christian Plaza, FNP can provide you access to the New York State's Medical Cannabis Program in no time. Medical marijuana is an alternative treatment that may relieve patients with certain chronic conditions, or other forms of qualifying medical conditions as approved by your provider. Please note our office does not possess the ability to sell or distribute medical cannabis to any individual at this time. Please visit your nearest medical cannabis dispensary to purchase these goods.
TWO WAYS TO GET YOUR MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD
Are you too busy to stop by our office? Request an online consultation through FormDr and get approval for your medical marijuana card.
Don't have a smartphone or feel more comfortable visiting us in person? Come see us in-office for a consultation at our Newburgh NY office today by filling out your application through FormDr.
Example Medical Conditions
As of 2022, New York State allows practitioners to approve patients to purchase medical marijuana based on their clinical discretion.
Click on any of the below most commonly issued conditions to learn more:
- HIV Infection and/or AIDS
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Parkinson's Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Huntington's Disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Chronic Pain
- Pain that degrades health and functional capability as an alternative to opioid use or substance use disorder. The severe debilitating or life-threatening condition must also be accompanied by one or more of the following associated or complicating conditions: cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, or severe or persistent muscle spasms, PTSD or opioid use disorder.
Up to 1 Year Certifications
If you're unsure about using medical marijuana after you are approved for the program, your Cross Valley Health & Medicine practitioner can issue your certification on a 3, 6, or 12-month basis. We can renew your certification at any time. If your certification expires, you will have to start the whole process over again.
Medical Marijuana Education
Questions about using medical marijuana or what you should buy at a dispensary? Your Cross Valley Health & Medicine practitioner will answer all of your questions during your consultation and or certification appointment. They may recommend you to speak with your local dispensary pharmacist, which is usually a free consultation.
Cross Valley Health & Medicine will issue a fee for your initial consultation of $75.00 without us getting your medical records. If you would like us to obtain your medical records for you, we will charge $99.00 for both the screening and getting your medical records.
If you are approved for our Medical Marijuana Certification Program, there is a fee of $145.00 to issue the first certification. Please note that this program is typically not covered by medical insurance. We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards.
IT'S EASY AS 1-2-3
Wait For Your Application To be Reviewed
Applications can take up to 24 business hours to be processed. While you're waiting, make sure to send us your medical records (firstname.lastname@example.org) as proof of your qualifying condition (if you did not pay the extra fee for us to obtain them)
Schedule Your Consultation
If your application was approved or your certification is about to expire, our office will call you to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment.
Ready to Meet Us?
Have you exhausted all other treatment options? Our experienced practitioners Doctor Paul Saladino and Christian Plaza, FNP understand that every patient is unique and will customize each certification to help you. Medical marijuana-related products are grown specifically to help treat your New York State qualifying condition(s). If you are ready to begin the process to become certified to purchase medical medical marijuana in New York, click below to start your application today.