• PGH MMJ Clinic
    google map pointer grey md 127 5877 Commerce st #103

    Pittsburgh, PA 15206

    tel (412) 345-3791

    time 9:00am - 5:00pm

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PGH MMJ Clinic now offers Medical Marijuana Recommendations in Pittsburgh

Residents of Pittsburgh in search of health and balance in life can now obtain medical marijuana recommendations through PGH MMJ Clinic. This outstanding clinic has set itself to the task of providing patients with relief through safe and alternative means.

Adam Rothschild, M.D., is a board-certified family physician who has practiced family medicine since 2010 at the Handelsman Family Practice in Munhall, PA. Now he heads the PGH MMJ Clinic in Pittsburgh, providing patients with the path to potent relief through their medical marijuana evaluation service. Dr. Rothschild sits down with his patients to construct individualized treatment plans while also providing patients with invaluable cannabis education. PGH MMJ Clinic patients know which treatments patients need, why they need them, and how to consume them. Dr. Rothschild and his staff understand that patients empowered with medical cannabis knowledge are healthier and happier as a direct result.

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How much does the initial certification cost?
The initial consultation and certification visit fee is $200; for veterans, $175. PGH MMJ certifies patients for a one-year period, the maximum time permitted under Pennsylvania law.

How much does it cost to renew my certification?
Pennsylvania requires annual renewal of your medical cannabis certification. The certification renewal visit fee is $125 for existing patients.

Can you accept my insurance?
PGH MMJ is not able to accept payment via insurance.

What forms of payment do you accept?
PGH MMJ accepts credit/debit cards and money orders.

When is payment due?
Payment is due at the time of service.

Acquiring a medical cannabis certification through PGH MMJ Clinic in Pittsburgh is simple for prospective patients. First, patients should head online to register with Pennsylvania’s Patients and Caregivers Registry. Patients should then gather relevant medical documentation outlining their chronic conditions and contact PGH MMJ Clinic to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rothschild. He will review patients’ medical information to assess those who are qualified with medical marijuana recommendations.

Once patients have received a cannabis recommendation from PGH MMJ Clinic, they need to return to the Patients and Caregivers Registry to purchase a medical marijuana identification card. When patients have a recommendation and a medical marijuana ID card, they can legally purchase treatments across the state.

Local Legislation:
Legislation regarding cannabis in Pennsylvania requires that patients suffer from a chronic or debilitating condition that results in severe nausea, pain, seizures, or PTSD, among a number of others. The state also requires that patients sign up with the Patients and Caregivers Registry through the Department of Health to receive an important marijuana registry identification card, which allows for legal purchasing throughout the state.

Service Locations:
Interested patients can locate PGH MMJ Clinic in Pittsburgh along the northern end of Shadyside, just off Commerce Street. This convenient location includes plenty of parking and allows patients from all across Pittsburgh straightforward access to stellar medical marijuana care. From Polish Hill to Wilkinsburg, PGH MMJ Clinic is Pittsburgh’s go-to recommendation and renewal resource.

Location Information:
No block of Pittsburgh is without interesting activity. From the retro-gone-modern PNC Park off Federal Street and its electric, lively crowds to Carnegie Museum of Natural History off Forbes Avenue and its fossilized dinosaurs and mummified pharaohs, Pittsburgh’s every inch is alive with excitement.


Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM