Frequently Asked General Questions

How do I start the certification process with a Licensed Physician at Az Alternative Health?

You can start the certification process by clicking HERE or you can call 480-777-5070 and we can help you over the phone. The process is simple and the website will walk you through the steps to help you set your appointment with one of our licensed Physicians.

How can I get an ID Card to Use Medical Marijuana in Arizona?

The Arizona Laws require qualifying patients to obtain a written certification for medical marijuana from a physician who makes or confirms a diagnosis of a debilitating medical condition for the qualifying patient. The physician will attest to having conducted an in-person physical examination of the qualifying patient appropriate to the qualifying patient's symptoms and the debilitating medical condition.

How long will my physician certification last?

Certifications are valid for one year after you medical marijuana card is approved. Make your appointment with us before your expiration date so that you can be re-evaluated and obtain a renewal before your card expires.

How much marijuana can a patient buy once receiving their medical marijuana ID card?

A qualifying patient with a medical marijuana registry ID card can obtain up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every 14 calendar days. This marijuana must be purchased from a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary location. Az Alternative Health can refer you to a registered non-profit medical marijuana dispensary.

Will Dispensaries be selling candy and brownies with marijuana?

Dispensaries are allowed to sell edible food products made with medical marijuana.

Will my health insurance company cover the certification process, physical or medical marijuana application?

No. Insurance companies do not cover this currently.

What medical conditions are considered medical marijuana medical conditions?

An individual applying for a Medical Marijuana Registry ID card must have a diagnosis from a physician of at least one of the following conditions:

  • Severe and Chronic Painn
  • Severe or Persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
  • Severe Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy

  • Where should I send or fax my medical records if I have obtained them from my previous physician?

    Az Alternative Health
    3308 S. McClintock Dr.
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    Fax to: 480-839-1869

    About Az Alternative Health

    Az Alternative Healths(AAH) mission is to help qualified people obtain medical marijuana in the State of Arizona. AAH will help qualified people obtain the required certification from a Licensed Physician in order to apply for their medical marijuana registry ID card. AAH believes that medical marijuana is a safe alternative to other treatments currently being used to treat many debilitating conditions. AAH contracts with experienced licensed Physicians who help people with their in-person physicals and medical records review, which are required by law, in order to receive the physician certification necessary to obtain a medical marijuana ID card in the State of Arizona.

    AAH offers safe and confidential services for our clients and patients. We adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines that protect the privacy and personal information of our patients and clients.

    We are here to help you find the best physicians to help you get your certification for medical marijuana. Call us 480-777-5070 or email us (with link) today!

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