Medical Patients

The State of Massachusetts requires a MA Medical Marijuana Patient or Caregiver card to enter Mass Alternative Care, or any dispensary in Massachusetts, to purchase medical marijuana. Now it's easier than ever to obtain your medical marijuana patient card! The closest certifying physicians to MAC Chicopee are MedWell Health & Wellness, Dr. Lydia Kapell, Marimed, CannaCare Docs and Alternative Wellness Centers.

How to Become a Patient


To get a card, work with your healthcare professional, or visit any of Western Massachusetts medical marijuana evaluation centers. You can find a list of physicians below.
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After receiving a certification from your physician, you will receive an email from the State of Massachusetts with instructions on how to register online by visiting the Mass CIP - the state system that houses the Medical Marijuana online system.
Obtain a medical marijuana certification from your certifying provider.


Mass CIP makes registering easier than ever! Once registered, print your temporary MA Medical Patient card and come visit our expert advisers in Chicopee, MA. Please make sure to bring:

  • Your Valid Patient/Caregiver ID Card issued by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
  • A Valid Form of ID that proves your primary residence. A driver’s license, military ID, government ID, or passport.
  • Cash or debit card to use with our on-site ATM. Currently, we can only take cash as a payment.
New Patient Handbook

New Patient Online Form

New Patient PDF Form

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Why should you become a MAC Patient?

  • Becoming A Patient Is Easier Than Ever

    Registration with the State of Massachusetts takes only a few minutes once certified.

  • Purchases Cost Less

    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.

  • Product Variety

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

Patient Discounts

20% Off First Purchase

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

Patient Referral Discount

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

$1 Birthday Preroll

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

MAC Bucks

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.

Compassionate Care Program

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.

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15% Off For RMD Agents

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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*MAC Bucks: Points are non-transferable, have no cash value, and can not be redeemed same day they’re granted. MAC may adjust number of points due to system malfunctions and may refuse point redemptions if abuse is found. MAC may modify, change, or cancel the MAC Bucks program at any time without prior notice.

IMPORTANT: All information contained on this website is for educational purposes only. None of this information should be construed as medical or treatment advice for any specific person or condition. Cannabis has not been analyzed or approved by the FDA, and there is limited information on the side effects of using cannabis as a medication. You should always consult a licensed physician in all matters related to your health.