How to get your Medical Cannabis card in Delaware

Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware?

You must be a legal resident of the state of Delaware over the age of 18 to apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware.

An applying patient must have a qualifying condition per the Delaware Department of Health and medical records from within the last year confirming the diagnosis

What does a medical cannabis card allow in Delaware?

Approved patients will have access to 6 dispensaries throughout the state and may purchase up to 3 ounces every 15 days.

How do I apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware with Canna Care Docs?

To apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware you must first make an appointment with Canna Care Docs. We offer easy online booking at or you can book by giving us a call at 866-846-2420

To prepare for your appointment you will want to collect your medical records pertaining to the qualifying condition you wish to treat with Medical Cannabis.

What Can I Expect During an Evaluation for a Medical Cannabis Card in Delaware?

During your appointment, you will meet directly with a knowledgeable provider who will decide if medical cannabis is right for you. Upon a recommendation from our medical cannabis practitioners, you will receive a written certification form from your medical cannabis provider which will be mailed to you directly.

What Does my Online Medical Marijuana Evaluation with Canna Care Docs Delaware Include?

Each patient will receive one on one assistance navigating the DE MMJ program process and qualified patients will receive a physicians certification valid for 12 months

What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana Cards in Delaware?

  • Cancer
  • Terminal Illness
  • Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV Positive)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Decompensated Cirrhosis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Autism with aggressive behavior
  • Glaucoma
  • Chronic Debilitating Migraine
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following.
  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome, Severe debilitating pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measure for more than three months, or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects, Intractable Nausea, Seizures, Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristics of Multiple Sclerosis.

What Documents Do I Need to Apply for a Medical Cannabis Card in Delaware?

A valid/current Delaware Driver’s License or ID. Medical records from within the last year confirming the qualifying diagnosis.

How Does a Caregiver Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in DE? Can Under 18s Get a Medical Marijuana Card?

Yes, minors can get apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware. Directions can be found here:

Can medical cannabis patients in Delaware grow medical marijuana?

No, medical cannabis patients in Delaware are legally NOT allowed to grow any cannabis.

Does Delaware have medical cannabis Reciprocity?

Delaware does not recognize the validity of out-of-state medical marijuana cards or physician’s certificates/recommendations.

History of Medical Marijuana in Delaware

The Delaware Medical Marijuana Act was approved and signed by Governor Jack Markell on May 13, 2011. It took effect on July 1, 2011. The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) implemented the Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) on July 1, 2012. The first registration cards were issued to qualified patients and their designated caregivers in September 2012. As of June 30, 2013. Delaware’s first Dispensary open June 2015.


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