Department of Public Health and Human Services
Montana Medical Marijuana Program » Cardholders
Montana Medical Marijuana Program
- All registered cardholder applicants apply online via Complia’s Industry Portal.
- After submitting an application, New Cardholder applicants will have access to a temporary card. This card can be printed from the Complia portal. Applicant must have a physical copy of the temporary card for use.
- The following is required when submitting an application for a registered cardholder or minor cardholder:
- Photo of registered cardholder applicant
- Photo must be a clear, color photo taken from the shoulders up within the last six months that reflects the applicant's current appearance. Background must be plain, light colored, and free of clutter. Patient must be directly facing the camera with a neutral facial expression or natural smile with eyes open. No hats or sunglasses are allowed. Generally, the photo should look like a driver's license or passport photo and may not be enhanced or altered in any way that changes the patient's appearance. Applications with photos that do not adhere to these guidelines will be returned for correction.
- Copy of MT Driver’s License, MT State ID, or MT Tribal ID (ARM 37.107.105)
- For minor cardholder applicants, a copy of MT DL, MT State ID, or MT Tribal ID of legal guardian
- Signed Physician Statement for a Debilitating Medical Condition
- If a registered cardholder applicant, or legal guardian of minor applicant, plans on growing their own marijuana and rents or leases the property where they plan to cultivate and manufacture marijuana, include a notarized Property Owner Permission Form
- For minor cardholder applicants, proof of legal guardianship. Acceptable documents include birth certificate or court approved document. Please contact the Montana Medical Marijuana Program for additional guidance.
- Registered cardholder applications will be processed in the order received.
- An email notification will be sent upon receipt of application. After review, an email indicating approval, return for correction, or denial will be sent. Further instructions will be included if applicable.
- Expiration dates will be up to 1 year (depending on the physician recommendation) from the date of the physician recommendation.
- Submit Renewal applications 30 days before expiration date to allow for processing. Renewal notifications will be emailed 30 days before registration expires.
- Replacement cards are available for lost, stolen, or damaged cards by completing a "Report Lost Patient Card" application in Complia.
- Payment must be made online by Credit/Debit Card, ACH, or check or money order can be mailed in. Mailed in payments will be processed upon receipt and may delay your application.
- Each application must have its own individual payment.
- All fees are for the application processing and will not be refunded if the application is incomplete, denied or the card is revoked. (ARM 37.107.117 (6))
- If unable to submit an application online or have questions regarding the application process, contact the Montana Medical Marijuana Program, (406) 444-0596.
- Registered Cardholders have a default purchase limit of 1oz per day and 5oz total per month of marijuana flower.
- Non-flower purchases (such as edibles, topicals, or concentrates) also count towards the purchase limits via a conversion rate. 800mg of marijuana infused products, 8 grams of THC or 8 mL of THC are equivalent to one ounce of flower (ARM 37.107.128).
- Registered cardholders may purchase any combination of flower, edibles, or concentrates but the total must equal less than the daily and monthly available purchase limit.
|Registered Cardholder Card
- Cardholders may submit updates at any time through the Complia Industry Portal.
- These changes must be submitted to the department within 10 days to avoid being revoked from the registry (MCA § 50-46-303 (8)(a)):
- Personal information
- Cardholder's treating or referral physician
- Change in status of the cardholder's debilitating medical condition
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