The Benefits of Having a Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan
Financial Benefits (Discounts)
Medical card holders, in Michigan, will spend approximately 10% less over all at dispensaries do to excise taxes.
Recreational dispensaries may offer discounts to licensed patients in addition to the 10% discount.
Having a medical card allows you to use your medical card in other medical/recreational marijuana approved states.
It is recommended to not bring your medicine while air traveling, as air travel is federally regulated, and marijuana is still a Schedule 1 drug.
Access to Dispensaries
Having a medical card gives access to medical dispensaries now, which require a medical card. Recreational dispensaries will be at the earliest available in 2020.
Ask and find out if your job has a policy on medical marijuana. Many large and small companies alike have taken a pro stance policy on medical use.
On the job accidents or injuries often result in a drug screening. Having a medical card could save your job!