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Medical Marijuana Program

All qualifying patients have the right to obtain and use marijuana for medical purposes when his or her primary healthcare practitioner has provided a written recommendation that bears his or her signature and license number. This recommendation must assert that the use of marijuana is medically necessary for the patient for the treatment of a qualifying medical condition or to mitigate the side effects of a qualifying medical treatment.
Below are some useful links regarding the Medical Marijuana Program.

All questions regarding the Medical Marijuana Program must be submitted in writing. Interested parties may send inquiries by email to [email protected] or by regular mail to:   

                              Medical Marijuana Program
                              Health Regulation and Licensing Administration
                              899 N. Capitol Street, NE
                              2nd Floor
                              Washington, DC 20002

Please submit all medical marijuana press inquiries in email only to [email protected]


Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8471
Contact TTY: 
Office Hours: 
Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Service Location: 

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GIS Address: 
899 North Capitol Street, NE