How to Get Your Cannabis Card in Sacramento

There are several conditions that will qualify you for a medical cannabis card
in Sacramento, California. The city of Sacramento regulates medical marijuana under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), and Title 8 allows patients to cultivate up to 400 square feet of cannabis inside their residence under the city code. TO find a list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana card in California, click here.

Cannabis Card Sacramento: Where to apply

cannabis cardTo obtain your cannabis card in Sacramento, you must apply for it with the county. You can pick up an application at the Sacramento County Office of Vital Records. Their address is 7001 East Parkway Suite 650. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. The applications are available in English and Spanish. You can also go to the California Department of Public Health’s online site and print out an application, or call (916) 875-2066 to request an application by mail.

Once you have completed your medical cannabis card application, you must make an appointment to formally apply by calling (916) 875-2066. There is a $100 non-refundable application fee, and appointments are only scheduled on Wednesdays and Fridays between 9 am and 4 pm.

Cannabis Card Sacramento: The Fee

Along with the completed application and application fee, you will also need to bring a California driver’s license or government-issued photo ID. You must also prove residency by bringing your motor vehicle registration from the state of California, a utility bill, or rental receipt.

Cannabis Card Sacramento: Physician Recommendation

A recommendation from your physician stating that you have an illness or medical condition that would be alleviated by cannabis is also required, and it must be written on the Written Documentation of Patient’s Medical Records form (CDPH 9044) on doctor’s letterhead. Patients insured by Medi-Cal qualify for 50 percent off of the application fee as long as they show proof with the application. The application takes about one month to process.

Where to get a Doctor’s Recommendation



PureCann is website that allows you to get your medical marijuana recommendation right from home! Yes, you read that right. There are no appointments needed, so just visit and a doctor will be waiting to evaluate you! The best part of this process is that a person does not have to pay a fee until they have received a medical marijuana recommendation.

420 Doctors Are Available During These Hours:

Monday: 2 pm ? 9 pm

Tuesday: 10:30 am-9 pm

Wednesday – Friday: 2 pm ? 9 pm

Saturdays: 10:30 am ? 9 pm

2020 Hurley Way Suite 490
Sacramento, CA. 95825
(916) 662-5098

If you have Medicare or Medi-Cal, the evaluation is covered by your insurance here. You will need your medical records if you’re under 21. Bring your prescriptions or other documents to show to the physician. There is no charge if you are not approved for a recommendation.
Monday through Friday from 11 am to 5 pm. Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Dr. Malabed

3400 Elvas Ave.
Sacramento, CA. 95819
(916) 436-1929
[email protected]

Just take two and call me in the morning. This doctor has a private practice, and she also does house calls! Dr. Malabed has been in practice for 20 years, and her practice helps patients come off dangerous pain medications while helping to manage pain with cannabis. The first-time office visit is $85, and renewal is $75.00 (call for home visit pricing). There is no fee for the follow-up appointment. Call for an appointment Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm. Thursday from 2:30 pm to 8 pm. Cash or Credit cards only.

420 Med Evaluations

1800 21st Street Suite 100
Sacramento, CA. 95811
(916) 476-6142

You can get your recommendation here for $55, and renewals for $45. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome. They are open Monday through Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. They accept cash or credit cards.


9719-A Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA. 95827
(916) 822-5690

CannMedical has a licensed physician available seven-days per week, and walk-ins are welcome. Bring any relevant medical records or prescriptions with you. Patients under 21 must be accompanied by at least one of their parents or legal guardians. You can get a coupon monthly in the Sacramento News and Review.
Monday through Saturday. 10 am to 6 pm, walk-ins until 5 pm. Sundays from 11 am to 5 pm, walk-ins until 4 pm.

Tetra Health Centers

1732 Professional Drive
Sacramento, CA. 95825
(916) 550-5352

Tetra Health Centers are members of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, and they share physician’s analysis of how cannabis has helped their patients in a national database for their colleagues. Tetra physicians stay current on developing clinical trials with medicinal cannabis. If you live near Sacramento, they are hosting an educational seminar on August 22 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm, and Friday from 9 am to 7 pm.

Once you have a medical marijuana card, you can then begin to purchase marijuana from a dispensary! We can help you dispensary near you as well as some amazing California cannabis deals!

Article By: Niko Mann