Qualifying Conditions for Montana

Application process

All applications are submitted online via the Complia Industry Portal. As part of the application, patients will choose whether they intend to purchase cannabis or grow it for themselves. 

Applications must include:
  • Passport-style color photo
  • Copy of government-issued ID (or legal guardian's ID in case of minors)
  • Signed physician form 
  • Signed landlord permission form for home cultivation, if applicable
  • $30 processing fee
Cards are good for one year or less if recommended by the patient's physician. 

Qualifying conditions
Current qualifying conditions are:
  • Admittance into hospice care
  • Cachexia, or wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Central nervous system disorder resulting in chronic, painful muscle spasms
  • Chronic pain that is persistent and significantly interferes with daily activities
  • Crohn's disease
  • Epilepsy or other intractable seizure disorder
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS when it results in symptoms that seriously affect the patient's health
  • Intractable nausea or vomiting
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Legal protections are only provided for patients with Montana ID cards.

Each batch of flower, concentrate, or marijuana-infused product must be tested at a state-approved lab for:
  • Cannabinoids and potency
  • Foreign matter
  • Heavy metals
  • Microbes
  • Moisture content
  • Mycotoxins
  • Pesticides
  • Residual solvents