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New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program

Doctor Program Summary

To participate, you must register with DHSS online at http://njmmp.nj.gov and receive a NJMMP ID card. You will also be required to initiate your patient’s registration process online at http://njmmp.nj.gov.

Your Qualifications:

  • New Jersey Medical License
  • Practice in the State
  • Controlled dangerous substances registration form
  • Division of Consumer Affairs

Your Patient’s Qualifications:

1. Must be a New Jersey resident
2. Must have a qualifying disease or condition

Qualifying Diseases and Conditions:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome*
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, including Crohn’s Disease
  • Intractable skeletal muscular spasticity
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Seizure disorders, including Epilepsy
  • Severe or chronic pain*
  • Severe nausea or vomiting*
  • Terminal illness (less than 12 month prognosis)

* If a symptom of cancer or HIV/AIDS

3. Must have a bona fide relationship with you

Bona Fide Doctor-Patient Relationship:

  • At least 1 year of care or...
  • At least 4 visits for the qualifying condition or...
  • You agree to treat the qualifying condition

Source: NJ Dept. Health and Senior Services

About Primary Caregivers:

Your patients may designate a primary caregiver to assist them. See Primary Caregiver Registration & Information.

About Alternative Treatment Centers:

When your patients register, they must select Compassionate Sciences or another State-recognized alternative treatment center as their designated dispensary of medicinal Cannabis. Registered patients can easily change their ATC, but may only be registered with one at a time. See Patient Registration.

For Official Program Information Please Contact:
New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program (NJMMP)
Department of Health and Senior Services
Phone: (609) 292-0424
Email: medical.marijuana@doh.state.nj.gov
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/health/medicalmarijuana/