How To Get Your OMMP Card
Individuals with OMMP Qualifying Conditions and a recommendation for medical marijuana from an attending provider may apply for a medical marijuana card. You can now even apply online, after receiving the written recommendation from your provider. The best place to start is on the state of Oregon website.
Visit this page for the following information related to getting your card:
- Review the frequently asked questions at Oregon.gov
- Review the OMMP cardholder fees and reduced fee options at Oregon.gov.
- Learn about OMMP rules and statutes at Oregon.gov.
CURRENT OMMP QUALIFYING CONDITIONS
Attending Provider's may recommend the use of medical marijuana for the following medical conditions:
- A degenerative or pervasive neurological condition
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- A medical condition or treatment for a medical condition that produces one or more of the following:
- Cachexia (a weight-loss disease that can be caused by HIV or cancer)
- Severe pain
- Severe nausea
- Seizures, including but not limited to seizures caused by epilepsy
- Persistent muscle spasm, including but not limited to spasms caused by multiple sclerosis
PROVIDERS WHO CAN RECOMMEND OMMP CARDS
An attending provider who has the primary responsibility for the care and treatment of a person diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition may recommend medical marijuana. An attending provider is defined as:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), licensed under ORS chapter 677.
- Physician Assistant licensed under ORS 677.505 to 677.525.
- Nurse Practitioner licensed under ORS 678.375 to 678.390.
- Clinical Nurse Specialist licensed under ORS 678.370 and 678.372.
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist as defined in ORS 678.245.
- Naturopathic Physician licensed under ORS chapter 685.
- Provides primary health care for the patient.
- Provides medical specialty care and treatment for the patient.
- Is a consultant who has been asked to examine and treat the patient by the patient's primary care physician licensed under ORS Chapter 677, the patient's physician assistant licensed under ORS Chapter 677, or the patient's nurse practitioner licensed under ORS Chapter 678.
INFORMATION ON FEES
Visit this page for current fee information. Your fee will depend on several things, and you may qualify for discounts. You will find everything you need to understand the fees there.
INFORMATION FOR VETERANS
To qualify for Veteran status under OMMP, a patient application needs to include sufficient proof of having served in the Armed Forces. This includes but is not limited to the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Reserved Duty and National Guard.
Examples of proof
- A photocopy of your valid ID showing your Veteran status;
- DD214 or DD215 from Veteran’s Administration;
- Benefits Statement;
- Military ID.
You must also submit
In addition, Veterans need to submit all items listed above in the What to Submit section on this page. This includes the attending provider statement (APS) for a new patient application.
Application Fees (if applicable) for Veterans can be found here: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Pages/OMMP-Fees.aspx