Frequently Asked Questions

Explore answers to the most common questions be get asked.
Qualified patients and caregivers visiting our facility will present their valid AZ Department of Health identification card, along with valid state or federally issued ID; which are required to be admitted to our dispensary. Patients are greeted by friendly, educated staff members who are trained to answer questions about medicine, methods of using medicinal marijuana and make recommendations based on the patient’s needs. All transactions are confidential.
Yes, Local Joint is an Arizona State Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary.
You must be at least 18 years old to purchase Medical Marijuana at Local Joint. Per AZDHS requirements, no person under the age of 18 will be admitted to the dispensary.
All patient records are uploaded to our secure, encrypted database, and are then shredded. Your identity and patient status in the medical marijuana program may not be publicly disclosed under any circumstances.

A qualifying patient with one of the debilitating medical conditions, will need to get a written certification from a physician whether it be a medical doctor, osteopath, naturopath, or homeopath, licensed to practice in Arizona. The written certification has to be on a form provided by the AZDHS (Arizona Department of Health Services) and must be submitted to the AZDHS within 90 days. After obtaining the written certification from the physician, the qualifying patient can apply online for a registry identification card (AZDHS will only accept applications submitted online or the physician may submit it for a small fee).After AZDHS receives a complete application, AZDHS will issue a registry identification card to the patient within 10 business days.

Make an appointment today at our preferred certification clinic Strength Doctors Tell them you are from Local Joint and get the preferred patient discount.

Note: A qualifying patient will need to have medical records in the last 12 months and a present an Arizona ID or passport. If the patient does NOT have medical records within the last 12 months, you must see a doctor and receive medical records. The average cost for a doctor is $45-$60.

The following are qualifying conditions:

  • Cancer, Glaucoma, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Hepatitis C, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes: Cachexia or wasting syndrome; Severe and chronic pain; Severe nausea; Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy; Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis.
All of our medicine is lab tested, not only to ensure that our medicine is free from potentially harmful pesticides, fungi and molds, but also to provide each patient with specific concentrations of their medicinal cannabis. Testing is fundamental in allowing patients to choose the correct medicine for their symptoms, as well as determining the proper dose.
Monday through Saturday from 8:00am to 10:00pm Sunday 10am to 9pm
You can contact us in person, via telephone, and through our online contact form. We are located at

4201 E. University Drive,Phoenix, AZ 85034

(Just a few blocks west of the 143)

A qualifying patient or designated caregiver registered with ADHS will be able to obtain up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a 14-day period from a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary.
Express online ordering of your medication and pick up at the dispensary is available though Leafly at Start your order online. Select your medication, complete the checkout process, visit the dispensary and pick up your order. Quick and simple.
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