Medical Cannabis

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Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis services offered in Tulsa, OK

Medical cannabis certifications provide legal access to medical cannabis and other products derived from the cannabis plant. At The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, family medicine and men’s health specialist Jason W. Sims, DO, regularly recommends medical cannabis certifications to patients living in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Louisiana. Call The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) to request a medical cannabis certification consultation today or book online.

Medical Cannabis Q & A

What is medical cannabis certification?

Medical cannabis certification refers to the process of getting a medical cannabis card recommendation. Cannabis is a drug that’s been used for thousands of years. Over the last few decades, researchers have also found that the plant does indeed have medicinal properties.

Since cannabis is illegal under most state and federal laws, you need a recommendation to use it medically from a qualified medical provider. The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) provides medical cannabis certifications to adults with qualifying medical issues in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Louisiana.

After an in-office or telehealth visit and a review of your medical charts, your provider can determine if you're a candidate for medical cannabis.

What types of conditions can benefit from medical cannabis certification?

The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) uses medical cannabis can be used to treat various conditions, including, but not limited to:

  • Chronic pain
  • Nausea
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Anorexia and other eating disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Migraine

You might also benefit from medical cannabis if you have chronic symptoms that affect your quality of life or your ability to work and participate in other routine activities.

Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma have different rules in applying for medical cannabis certification. The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) offers assistance to help qualifying candidates obtain their medical cannabis cards.

What happens during a medical cannabis certification visit?

At The Higher Care Clinic, a medical cannabis certification begins with a discussion of your lifestyle and a review of your health records. Next, your provider discusses the pros and cons of medical cannabis and how it might help with your specific diagnoses.

If you have a condition that qualifies for a  medical cannabis certificate, your provider fills out the necessary paperwork and submits it to the state authorities. If you opt for a telehealth appointment, you use the online portal to obtain your certificate.

How is medical cannabis consumed?

After you receive your medical cannabis certification, you can visit a licensed medical cannabis dispensary in your state of residence. There are various ways to consume medical cannabis, including:

  • Vaping and smoking
  • Edibles, including gummies and chocolates
  • Topicals, like lotions and gels

At first, it may take some trial and error to determine the product (or products) that best meet your needs. If you have questions, ask your provider. The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) can offer recommendations based on what you plan on using medical cannabis for.

Call The Higher Care Clinic (Thc2) to request a medical cannabis certification consultation today, or click the online booking feature.