How old do I need to be to obtain a medical marijuana card in New York?

To obtain a medical marijuana card, patients must be at least 18 years old. However, caregivers responsible for assisting patients with their medical marijuana use must be at least 21 years old.

Additionally, minors are eligible to obtain a medical marijuana card if they have consent from a parent or guardian. This provision ensures that minors with qualifying medical conditions can access medical marijuana under safe and regulated circumstances, with appropriate adult supervision.