Please review all of the information provided below regarding Medical Cannabis at Canopy Medical Clinic.
Medical Cannabis can help with a variety of health concerns, including anxiety, chronic pain and PTSD. To learn more about ND cannabis laws or to view the list of qualifying medical conditions, visit the ND Department of Health's website.
The North Dakota Cannabis law states you must have a "bona fide" relationship with the provider. The law specifically states that the sole purpose of your relationship with a medical provider can not be to only get your cannabis card.
Heidi Selzler-Echola, APRN certifies cannabis cards for certain conditions. She is a certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. North Dakota cannabis laws state that your sole reason for the relationship with your provider can not be for only medical cannabis. If you are interested in a medical cannabis card, you must also be receiving care from us for sexual health, reproductive health or transgender hormone therapy. Some examples of sexual healthcare may include:
To maintain your bona fide relationship, a follow-up appointment is required 3 months after you first receive your medical cannabis card, and then on a yearly basis. These appointments are to make sure you are not having any negative side effects, and to ensure your goals are being met with medical cannabis use.
Insurance can be used for these visits. You can find a list of insurances we currently accept here. If you have questions about your insurance coverage at Canopy, please call your insurance provider to verify your benefits at Canopy Medical.
Visit the American Cannabis Nursing Association's website for a list of reading materials and information for patients regarding medical cannabis.