Become a

MAC Patient

Becoming a Patient is
Easier Than Ever

1. Get Certified

Obtain a medical marijuana certification from your certifying provider.

2. Get Pin Number

After your certification, you will receive a PIN number from your provider. It will also be emailed to you from the Cannabis Control Commission.

3. Register with Mass CIP (formerly Virtual Gateway)

Register with the Mass CIP by creating a username and password.

4. Print Temporary Card

Once registered with the Medical Marijuana online system, you will receive an email confirming your registration with instructions how to print a temporary program ID.

5. Visit Mass Alternative Care

Make sure to bring your valid patient ID card and a second, unexpired state-issued picture ID to purchase our medical products.

Key Medical Card Benefits

Medical Marijuana Patient & Caregivers are exempt from the 20% state and local taxes on Adult Use purchases and are also eligible for receiving discounts on both medicated and non-medicated products.

Cardholders are able to purchase and possess up to 10 ounces of flower every 60 days. That means larger product variety and buying power!

All Dispensaries must hold a percentage of all inventory for medical use, giving you access to better selection

MAC Cares

MAC provides reduced cost marijuana to all patients with documented verified financial hardship. Other qualifying discount factors include senior citizen discount, veteran discount and MassHealth discount and SSI discount. Read more about what’s required in the link below.

Being a patient
has its perks

First Purchase Discount

New patients receive 20% off their first purchase at Mass Alternative Care. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer, MAC Bucks still applicable.

Birthday Pre-Roll

Visit us the day before, day of, or day after your birthday for a $1 preroll! Discounts cannot be combined, MAC Bucks still applicable.

Loyalty Program

Earn 1 point for every dollar you spend on all purchases (cannabis and non-cannabis products). Points are redeemable every 100 points for a $5 reward. Discounts cannot be combined, MAC Bucks still applicable.

Referral Discount

Receive 20% off your next purchase by referring a new patient! Discounts cannot be combined, MAC bucks still applicable

RMD Agent Discounts

Medical patients that are employed within the cannabis industry receive 15% off their purchase. Must show RMD identification or proof of employment. Discounts cannot be combined, MAC Bucks still applicable.



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