How Our Medical Marijuana Program Works

Cross Valley Health & Medicine providers can only issue medical marijuana certifications to medically qualified patients within New York State only. The certification process can be done virtually, or in-person with your provider. Please note that depending on the length of certification generated (3 months, 6 months or 1 year) that each certification is valid
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I was denied from the program, now what?

Speak to your provider for other treatment alternatives. Even though you were denied from our medical marijuana program, you may still become a primary care patient of ours if you are located in New York State.

I was approved for the program, now what?

You will receive your signed certification up to 36 hours of your appointment closure. After receiving the certification, you will have to follow instructions to register your certification number to New York State. Instructions will be attached on your certification. After registering your certification, you can go to your local dispensary to purchase the medication.

What should I expect in my medical marijuana consultation?

You should expect the provider to review over your medical history and medical records and determine whether or not you qualify for medical marijuana based on New York State’s guidelines. The provider will then explain why you were approved or denied and how they medication may benefit your condition.

What are the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana?

You may be eligible for medical marijuana if you have been diagnosed with one or more of the following severe debilitating or life threatening conditions: cancer, HIV infection or AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury with spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, neuropathy, Huntington’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain
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What is medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana is cannabis grown specifically to treat diseases or conditions. Only patients that have one or more of the New York State qualifying conditions may be eligible for the medical marijuana certification program.