How to Get a New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Card

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services offers medical marijuana cards to eligible patients through the Therapeutic Cannabis Program. Applications must be submitted by mail or in-person.

Who Can Qualify?

To qualify for a New Hampshire Medical Marijuana Card you must be a resident of New Hampshire and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian apply as a caregiver. You must also be diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV positive or AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • ALS
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury or Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Epilepsy
  • Lupus
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Elevated intraocular pressure
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Chemotherapy-induced anorexia
  • Intractable pain
  • Constant or severe nausea
  • Severe or moderate vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Severe, persistent muscle spasms
  • Severe or moderate chronic pain
  • PTSD

How Much Does it Cost?

There is a $50 application fee payable by check or money order.

How Do I Apply?

Complete the following steps to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in New Hampshire:

  1. Print out the Written Certification form. Visit with your physician or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (must be licensed in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine or Massachusetts) and have them complete the form. Patients who are minors are required to have two written certifications from different physicians.
  2. Obtain a passport-style digital photograph of your face saved to a CD in .jpeg format
  3. Photocopy your proof of residency (state ID, driver’s license, recent utility bill, current lease, or most recent tax return)
  4. Print out and complete the Qualifying Patient Application form
  5. Pay the application fee by check or money order
  6. Submit the application by mail or in-person to the Therapeutic Cannabis Program office

A decision will be made within 15 days of receiving the application. If you are approved you will receive a Registry Identification Card within 5 days.



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