In observance of the Thanksgiving national holiday, the DC Department of Health and all support offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 and Friday, November 27, 2015. The office will reopen for business at 8:15 am on Monday, November 30, 2015.
All qualifying patients have the right to obtain and use marijuana for medical purposes when his or her primary physician 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.