How to get a NY Medical Marijuana Card

NY Medical Marijuana Card in 4 Steps

This guide is for Patients and their Caregivers Who Want Information About How To Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York.


Great News: Patients with qualifying conditions who may benefit from Medical Marijuana now have an opportunity to obtain Medical Marijuana Products in New York State! Fp WELLNESS is focused on helping our Patients and Caregivers. Feel free to contact an Fp WELLNESS Dispensary if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at one of our convenient NY Medical Marijuana Dispensaries soon!


Step 1: Get a Certification from your Doctor or a Registered Practitioner


Speak to your doctor or registered practitioner about whether Medical Marijuana may be appropriate for you and your condition. Your Doctor may recommend Medical Marijuana as a treatment option for you, as long as they are a registered practitioner.


A list of Registered Practitioners can be found at this link:


Current qualifying conditions include:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Cancer
  • HIV or Aids
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Neuropathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pain that degrades health and functional capability
  • As an alternative to opioid use or substance use disorder.


The condition must also be accompanied by one or more of the following conditions: severe or chronic pain, severe or persistent muscle spasms, cachexia or wasting syndrome,   seizures, severe or persistent muscle spasms, PTSD or opioid use disorder, or severe nausea,”


Step 2:  Register with the NY State Medical Marijuana Program


Detailed instructions for New York’s Patient Registration System can be found at the following link: . Follow the link and register with the Medical Marijuana Program!


Complete instructions can be found by visiting this link: Information for Medical Marijuana Patients. This includes instructions on how to register on behalf of a minor, and also registering for someone who is incapable of consenting to medical treatment.


Once your registration is complete and you are approved, a Temporary Registration card will be sent to you electronically. You can use your temporary NY Medical Marijuana Card together with your photo identification card right away. Once you have received your NY Medical Marijuana card  in the mail, you can begin using it at one of our New York Medical Marijuana Dispensaries!



Step 3: Visit a New York Dispensary


Patients and Caregivers with their permanent or temporary Medical Marijuana Card can visit one of our Fp WELLNESS Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations. Fp WELLNESS carries only lab-tested, NY State Department of Health – Approved high-quality Medical Marijuana Products. You will find Vape Cartridges / Vape Pens, Tinctures, Topicals, Lotions, Capsules, Tablets,  Suppositories, and also CBD Wellness Products.


Fp WELLNESS also carries Medical Marijuana Products manufactured by Etain and Columbia Care, as well as our own Fiorello-brand Vape Cartridges. Our Fiorello Vape Cartridges are unique because they contain a Marijuana Distillate and are very high-potency. We also have unique Vaporization Cartridge products that you can currently only find at an FP WELLNESS Location! Additionally, we have a metered-dosage battery that vibrates to let you know when you have received one dose so that you can be sure you are getting the right amount of Cannabis Medicine for your needs.

Where can I purchase Medical Marijuana in New York?


Fp Wellness has NY Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations conveniently located throughout New York State. Here’s where you can find a Fp WELLNESS Medical Marijuana Dispensary near you:

Medical Marijuana in New York City; Manhattan Dispensary, NYC, and Downstate New York:


Our Manhattan NYC Dispensary serves patients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Yonkers, Staten Island, and the surrounding areas.  Located at 2 East 30th St between Madison and 5th Avenue and just a few blocks north of Madison Square Park.


Fp WELLNESS Manhattan / NYC / New York City Location

Medical Marijuana in Rochester

Fp Wellness Rochester Dispensary provides Medical Marijuana Products to residents near Rochester, Brighton, Irondequoit, Penfield, Pittsford, Gates Center, Charlotte, and Webster:

Fp Wellness Rochester Dispensary is conveniently located in Downtown Rochester at  1150 University Ave Bldg 5 Suite 7, Rochester, NY 14607 near Culver Road.

Fp WELLNESS Rochester Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Medical Marijuana in Halfmoon – Clifton Park


Located at , Fp Wellness Halfmoon is currently serving Schnectady and the surrounding areas including Crescent, Troy, Mechanicville, Ushers, and Elnora.


Fp WELLNESS Halfmoon Dispensary - Clifton Park, NY