Missouri’s new medical marijuana program is providing massive value to the growing number of MMJ patients in the state. Missouri residents are getting to enjoy hugely improved quality of life thanks to the rejuvenating effects of MMJ treatment.
All of Missouri’s MMJ dispensaries sell high-quality, locally grown products – but which MO dispensaries are most popular in 2021?
How Many Dispensaries Will Be Allowed In Missouri?
The number of MMJ dispensaries in Missouri is limited to 192. This number could increase if it becomes necessary in order to meet patient demand.
Missouri Dispensary List
Missouri has a more limited number of MMJ dispensaries than most other US states. However, it has some excellent dispensaries that sell very high-quality, locally grown produce. This helpful Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services website has a full list of Missouri dispensaries, cultivation facilities, and laboratory testing facilities.
Are There Recreational Dispensaries In Missouri?
Recreational marijuana is still illegal in Missouri. There are no recreational marijuana dispensaries in the state. The only way to purchase marijuana in Missouri is to get a Missouri medical card.
What MMJ Products Are Available At Missouri Dispensaries?
Missouri MMJ dispensaries sell:
- Marijuana flower
- Topical creams, gels, rubs, balms
- Vape cartridges
Who Can Purchase MMJ At Missouri Dispensaries?
MMJ patients and caregivers who hold a Missouri medical card can buy MMJ at Missouri dispensaries. Out-of-state MMJ cardholders are not able to purchase medical marijuana in MO dispensaries.
How Much MMJ Can You Legally Have In Missouri?
These are the legal MMJ possession limits in Missouri:
- You can purchase up to four ounces of MMJ at a time.
- You can possess up to eight ounces.
- If you have a cultivation license you can possess up to 12 ounces of MMJ. You can only have eight ounces on your person and the remaining four ounces should be at home.
- If you are a caregiver, you can possess a separate limit of MMJ for each patient under your care plus a separate limit for yourself if you are also an MMJ patient.
Can You Use Credit Cards In Missouri Dispensaries?
You cannot use a credit card or debit card to purchase MMJ in Missouri. Missouri MMJ dispensaries are cash only, because medical marijuana is still illegal under federal law. But most dispensaries have an in-house ATM, often attached to the cash register.
How Do You Get A Missouri MMJ Card In 2021?
You can get an MMJ card in Missouri by registering on the MMJRecs Online Clinic. Once registered, you will have a video consultation with a Missouri MMJ doctor, who will verify your suitability for medical marijuana treatment and then create a Missouri MMJ certificate for you. MMJRecs will email you the certificate, which you can then include in your Missouri medical marijuana patient online application.
What Are The Qualifying Conditions For MMJ In Missouri?
The full list of medical conditions that qualify for MMJ treatment in Missouri in 2021 is:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Crohn’s disease
- Chronic pain/neuropathy
- Hepatitis C
- Huntington’s disease
- Intractable migraines
- Lou Gehrig’s disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Opioid substitution
- Parkinson’s disease
- PTSD or other debilitating psychiatric disorders
- Tourette syndrome
- Sickle cell anemia
- Terminal illness
- Any “chronic, debilitating, or other medical condition” that a doctor deems may be alleviated by MMJ treatment
Best Dispensaries In Missouri In 2021
Here are five of the best MMJ dispensaries in Missouri in 2021…
1. Flora Farms
With dispensaries in Neosho, Springfield, and Humansville, Flora Farms has an excellent range of MMJ flower, edibles, and teas, served by friendly and helpful staff.
2. Missouri Joint Ventures
Missouri Joint Ventures is a top-quality MMJ dispensary with an excellent range of locally sourced MMJ products.
3. Fresh Green
With dispensaries in Lee’s Summit and Waldo, Kansas City, Fresh Green is a firm favorite with Missouri medical marijuana patients thanks to its focus on education and customer service.
4. Jane’s Dispensary
Jane Dispensary has an impressive menu of MMJ products and a staff of passionate MMJ advocates who are always keen to help and educate their customers on the latest developments.
5. N’Bliss Cannabis
With locations in Ellisville, Festus, Manchester, and House Springs, N’Bliss Cannabis sells a wide range of medical cannabis products and has become one of the most well-known and trusted MMJ dispensaries in MO.
What Are Some Highly Rated Cannabis Dispensaries In Saint Louis, MO?
Saint Louis, with its estimated population of around 2.8 million, is Missouri’s largest city, and has several good MMJ dispensaries. The three most highly rated Saint Louis dispensaries are:
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