We invite healthcare providers to join the Maryland cannabis community.

Discover the health benefits of cannabis as an alternative treatment for pain and ailments. Providers such as physicians, dentists, midwives, nurse practitioners, and podiatrists can register and recommend medical cannabis to their patients.

If you are interested in becoming a provider, you can find more information by visiting the MCA website. Click here to get started.

For a complete list of registered providers, click here.


Provide a valid email address, your Maryland Board of Physicians License Number, and your Controlled Dangerous Substances Registration Number.


Complete and submit an online application through the MCA Registry here.


Verify your email address.

You must click the verification link in the email message you receive after submitting your application to verify your account.

Once your email account has been verified, you will receive a follow-up email confirming your registration. Retain the confirmation email for your records, as it contains your MCA Provider ID Number and username to access the Provider Registry.

Qualifying Medical Conditions in Maryland

Providers can issue a certification if a patient has a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes: anorexia, wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe or persistent muscle spasms, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or another chronic medical condition which is severe and for which other treatments have been ineffective.

For answers to patient-related questions, please take a moment to visit the MCA’s Patient FAQ page here.

Education Resources for Providers

The Maryland Cannabis Commission is offering an online medical education curriculum developed by TMCIGlobal for certifying providers and other medical professionals interested in learning more about the clinical uses of cannabis. The course is based on the laws and regulations governing the Maryland medical cannabis program.

For more information, please visit The Medical Cannabis Institute website here.

Insurance Coverage

Medical cannabis is an out-of-pocket expense. It is not covered by health insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.