PrestoDoctor is excited to announce our expansion into Pennsylvania. This means patients in Pennsylvania will be able to obtain a doctor’s recommendation for medical marijuana completely online through PrestoDoctor’s platform. Learn more about this exciting news!
The Trusted Online Recommendation Platform
Easier access to alternative care is the driving mission at PrestoDoctor. Delivering this alternative care with safety and compassion lead us to become the #1 patient-rated online medical marijuana recommendation platform today. We are so grateful to all our patients, partners, and team that make what we do possible. We’ve come a long way, and are thrilled to re-announce our services expanding into Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania has previously banned “first visit” online appointments, but to due to recent updates, is allowing patients access to the program through telemedicine until 2021. We’re committed to doing our best to serve the patients of this state with as much integrity and compassion as we have for California, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma and Missouri.
PrestoDoctor Makes The Process Seamless
PrestoDoctor is making the process incredibly simple by allowing your required doctors visit to be done completely online. Not only is this option convenient, but you’ll be able to speak with a compassionate doctor who specializes in medical marijuana.
Post-appointment, PrestoDoctor will provide all the necessary details and steps on how to register with the state in a comprehensive email. We also have trained staff ready to assist for questions or concerns.
Qualifying Conditions for Pennsylvania
To become a Pennsylvania medical marijuana patient, you must first be diagnosed with a severe, debilitating, or life-threatening medical condition, and be a Pennsylvania resident. The qualifying conditions include:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Anxiety disorders;
- Cancer, including remission therapy;
- Crohn’s disease;
- Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;
- HIV / AIDS;
- Huntington’s disease;
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Intractable seizures;
- Multiple sclerosis (MS);
- Neurodegenerative diseases;
- Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;
- Parkinson’s disease;
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;
- Sickle cell anemia;
- Terminal illness; and
- Tourette syndrome.
The Appointment Process
Pennsylvania now only requires one appointment with a doctor in order to qualify for a medical marijuana card recommendation. The appointment would serve as a general consultation for a medical cannabis recommendation. For more information about the process, visit our page Medical Marijuana Card in Pennsylvania.