Perks of having Medical Marijuana Card in Montana since Montana has legalized adult use of cannabis, but don’t think for a second that there’s no difference between recreational and medical marijuana. There are tremendous differences between state-licensed cannabis providers, most importantly with regard to their financial involvement and the number of conditions under which it is possible to purchase. Enjoy the comfort and relief that medical marijuana provides, read below!

1. Cost Friendly

Having a Medical Marijuan Card gives you a great amount of discount.

Medical Marijuana Card HolderNon Medical Marijuana Card Holder
4 – 7% Sales Tax20 – 23% Sales Tax

Here’s an example of the difference in price with the 7% Medical Marijuana Card holder versus the recreational with 23% tax, if you are purchasing 5 ounces a month. These three examples are of our discount tier, middle tier, and our top shelf.

Discount Tier

$15 1/8s ounce price: MMJ CARD HOLDER TOTAL: $128.40 | RECREATIONAL TOTAL: $147.60

 Middle Tier

$25 1/8s ounce price: MMJ CARD HOLDER TOTAL: $214 | RECREATIONAL TOTAL: $246

 Top Shelf

$35 1/8s ounce price: MMJ CARD HOLDER TOTAL: $267.50 | RECREATIONAL TOTAL: $307.50

2. Purchase and Possession Limits

Medical Marijuana Card HolderNon Medical Marijuana Card Holder
Purchase StatewidePurchase Only in Select Counties
Edibles – 800mg/PurchaseLimit – 100mg/Purchase
Flower – No THC LimitsFlower – Limited to 35% THC

3. Age Restriction

Medical Marijuana Card HolderNon Medical Marijuana Card Holder
18 + To Purchase21+ to Purchase

4. Stronger Legal Protection

There is nothing more comforting than knowing that there is a licensed physician behind your prescription, ready to review your condition and recommend the best treatment options for you. When you have a medical marijuana card, it not only supports the medical program that paved the way for recreational but has so many purchasing benefits. Having a med card can be a seamless process, ask us how.

5. Out-of-State Travels

Montana has reciprocity agreements with other states. This means that a Montana medical marijuana card is valid in another state with a medical marijuana program, so long as there is reciprocity. Here is the list of state you can travel to and enjoy the perks of having a medical marijuana card: 

  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • Hawaii
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Rhode Island
  • Utah
  • Washington, D.C.
  • West Virginia (terminal cancer patients only)
  • There are some states that you can use your Montana Medical Card to apply for a temporary medical card for that state.

**list of states changes every year. Check laws and regulations of the state before traveling**

How does MMJ Card work?

I know you are now considering the idea of obtaining a medical marijuana card in Montana. Before, one had to jump through hoops in order to get their card but today, thanks to the internet, you can now apply online! Click the link:

Don’t have the time or want the hassle?  Schedule an appointment and let us do the work for you!

The following is required by the state when submitting an application:

  • Photo of registered cardholder applicant.
  • Copy of MT Driver’s License, MT State ID, Tribal ID, or Passport. If submitting a passport, you will also need to submit a proof of residency (utility bill or lease agreement).
  • For minor cardholder applicants, a copy of MT DL, MT State ID, Tribal ID, or Passport of legal guardian.
  • Signed Physician Statement.
  • Name and address of Montana Medical Marijuana Provider.

Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Conditions for qualifying an MMJ Card varies from state to state. Here are the medical conditions which qualify for an MMJ ID Card in Montana:

  2. Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
  3. Cancer
  4. Chronic Pain, Muscle Pain and Other Types of Pain
  5. Crohn’s Disease
  6. Glaucoma
  7. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  8. Nausea & Vomiting
  9. Palliative Care (Admittance Into Hospice)
  10. Peripheral Neuropathy (PN)
  11. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  12. Seizures and Seizure Disorders

List of Physicians who are HRBD Approved?

Ready to talk to a doctor and get your Medical Marijuana Card today? Here is the list of Physicians who we recommend:

Great Falls location: 

  • Wiser Wellness  (406)223-5666
  • Alternative Wellness (406)672-3172
    • Address: 1822 10th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405
    • Website:

Billings Location: 

  • Alternative Wellness (406)672-3172
    • Address: 928 Broadwater Ave, Suite 230 Billings, MT 59101
    • Website:
  • Caduceus Medical Partners (406)696-0409
  • Helena: Doctor Ibsen (406)513-1052

Online Telemedicine 

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It is exciting Montana has taken the steps to  legalizing marijuana not only for medical use and now recreational consumption.. So start saving money and enjoy the Perks of having Medical Marijuana Card in Montana. The benefits that come with a marijuana medical card can outweigh the convenience of over-the-counter recreational cannabis use. Get yours today and start your journey of relief with Holistic Releaf! 

Great Falls – 6 Black Eagle Rd., Great Falls, MT 59404, open daily from 10am – 7pm Monday through Saturday and 10am – 5pm on Sundays.

Billings – 2860 Old Hardin Road, Suite D Billings, MT 59101, open Monday through Saturday from 10am – 6:30pm.

Live well, live holistic!