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Executive Orders 20-06 and 20-16 that temporarily allowed the use of telehealth for medical marijuana certifications during the COVID-19 pandemic will end on March 31, 2021.

Beginning April 1, 2021, physicians are once again prohibited from completing a written certificate to a patient based on an assessment performed through telemedicine. This is in compliance with Amendment 98 § 2.19.C.

Number of Active Medical Marijuana ID Cards As of:
78,585 November 13, 2021

Patient applications may take 10-14 days to process. Incomplete applications will be returned.

Fee Schedule

Type Current Fee *fees may change*
Patient medical marijuana card application  $50.00 (non-refundable)
Caregiver medical marijuana card application  $50.00 (non-refundable)
Caregiver criminal background  $37 (non-refundable)
Renewal of card $50.00 (non-refundable)
Visiting Patient $50.00 (nonrefundable) 30-day card

The Arkansas Department of Health is available to answer questions about your Arkansas Medical Marijuana ID card or about applications for a medical marijuana testing lab.

The Arkansas Department of Health is NOT able to  provide information regarding:

To learn more about dispensary locations, click here.  

If you have questions about your medical condition and medical marijuana please consult your physician. 

Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Our office is closed on all published state holidays.

If you require assistance completing your application feel free to call us.

If you have questions about cultivation and dispensaries, please click here.

Medical Marijuana Rule
Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment 98, Sections 1-8 | Sections 9-26
Public Health Advisory on Human Use of Products Derived from Cannabis, Including Marijuana and Hemp
Medical Marijuana Annual Reports
Office Address Phone
Medical Marijuana 4815 W. Markham St., Slot 50
Little Rock, AR 72205

Toll-Free 1-833-214-8619 or
501-682-4982 or

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867