14689 Garrett Highway

Oakland, MD 21550


Mon: 8:30 - 6:00
Tues: 8:30 - 4:30
Wed: 8:00 - 12:00
Thurs: 8:30 - 4:30
Fri: By Appointment Only
Sat & Sun: Closed


fax: 888-843-8457

Certifying Health Provider

Medical Cannabis Certifications

Our mission is to assist and empower individuals who choose to receive alternative treatment of chronic conditions through cannabis products achieve safe access to medical cannabis as defined by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. At Brookside Health and Wellness, we provide efficiency with the paperwork process and promote patient-provider interaction time. Our provider Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP brings a dynamic approach to the certification process by utilizing our “patient-centered care approach” on all visits.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost?

Initial Certification: Your cost is $190.00 payable via cash.
Renewal: Your cost is $150.00 payable with cash.

Payments are CASH ONLY.


Where are you located?
Brookside Health and Wellness
Rachel Friend-Lantz, CRNP
14689 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-5610
Do I need to make an appointment?
Yes, to ensure your spot and minimize waiting.
What should I do before my appointment?

Register with the State for Your MMCC Card

To get started, you must first register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC). The MMCC is responsible for verifying Maryland state residency and issuing medical cannabis IDs.

What you will need to register:

  • Registration fee ($50 payable by card only)
  • Valid email address
  • Photo ID
  • If your address has recently changed, you will also need to provide two proofs of address.

Once your registration has been processed, the MMCC will send an approval email. This email will also contain an MMCC identification number, which will be important in the next step.

May take up to 3-4 Weeks until registration approval.  You must be registered with the MMCC PRIOR to your appointment. 

Click here to register with the MMCC

Should I bring anything with me to my appointment?

1. Valid Picture ID/ drivers license
2. A completed copy of our Patient History form.
3. Your MMCC identification number issued by the MMCC.

Will my certification include a drug test?

No, it will not. 

Call for an appointment today (301) 334-5610

MMCC Registration Process

You must first register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) before your appointment with Brookside Health & Wellness.  Review our registration guide and contact us if you need assistance. 

Patient Forms

Download and complete our Patient Medical history form prior to your appointment. Bring the completed form to your appointment. We can’t wait to meet you!

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