Medical Marijuana

We provide affordable care and exceptional personal service to all of our medical marijuana patients.  To schedule an appointment or for additional information please visit

Why are we your best choice?

  • Every patient is assigned a personal assistant who will guide them through the application process, including help with computer or technical issues.

  • We are an established family practice. We will be here today and for years to come.

  • We offer the convenience of telemedicine visits for all Pennsylvania residents. The entire licensing process can be completed from the comfort of your home.

How to Get Started with Apple Ridge Family Medicine

Please use our secure online form to complete the paperwork we require for the Medical Marijuana program. After we receive your online form submission, our staff will be in contact to schedule an appointment.

Our Affordable Fees

Our fee for new patients and recertification is $75. There is also a separate state fee for your ID card.

We're Here to Help: Your Personal Assistant

If you have questions or need help with the form, please give us a call at (717) 549-2869, we have someone on staff who can answer your questions and walk you through this process.

You will need to register with the state at and obtain an ID number before Dr. Smith can certify you. Please do this prior to your appointment with Dr. Smith.

What are the Medical Conditions Approved in Pennsylvania for Medical Marijuana?


  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Autism

  • Cancer, including remission therapy

  • Crohn's disease

  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies

  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders

  • Epilepsy

  • Glaucoma

  • HIV / AIDS

  • Huntington's disease

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Intractable seizures

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Neurodegenerative diseases

  • Neuropathies

  • Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain

  • Sickle cell anemia

  • Terminal illness

  • Tourette syndrome

How to Participate in the PA Medical Marijuana Program


  1. Register on the PA DOH website

  2. See an approved practitioner (Dr. Talbot Smith) to get certified

  3. Pay for your medical marijuana ID card

  4. Visit a Pennsylvania dispensary with your medical marijuana ID card.

Certified Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program Provider


A Board Certified Family Physician since 2005, Dr. Talbot Smith provides comprehensive and preventative healthcare to his patients. He earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.