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Act No. 874 of the 1991 Louisiana legislative session legalized medical marijuana. Medical marijuana is used as a natural way to relieve pain, inflammation, anxiety, and more in patients qualified by a licensed physician to take it.
This plant-based therapy can be used a truly effective and holistic alternative to heavy narcotics in relieving pain.
At this time, medical marijuana is currently not covered by insurance.
The fee is a non-refundable $200 for a New Patient Virtual Consultation. Each follow up will be $100 every 2 months. We do not accept any insurance for this consultation.
You can pay online or over the phone when scheduling your appointment.
Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Meredith Warner, believes in the power of natural therapies for her patients.
She believes that her patients should be empowered to utilize natural medicine and the best that western medicine has to offer.
As an orthopedic surgeon, she offers both the technical advances of traditional medicine-based therapies alongside holistic alternatives for the betterment of her patients.
Warner Orthopedics & Wellness we specialize in getting patients moving again without pain, restoring function after injury, and surgical treatment of Orthopedic and Podiatry conditions.
All of this lets us help you age optimally, enjoy life, avoid doctors, avoid medications, be active, and feel your best.
Our approach to treating pain & lack of function under one roof is unmatched in Baton Rouge:
⚕️Natural Wellness Medicine
⚕️Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
We look forward to taking care of you. Request an appointment today!
During your consultation with Dr. Warner, she will go over your medical history and lifestyle routines with you to determine if you have a condition that qualifies you to receive a recommendation for medical marijuana use.*
*Please note: receiving a recommendation for medical marijuana access is not guaranteed.
If your condition qualifies you for a recommendation, Dr. Warner will send your recommendation to a dispensary convenient to your location.
With your recommendation from Dr. Warner, you will be able to access treatment as a medical marijuana patient in the state of Louisiana.
You have to be a Louisiana resident to qualify for a recommendation. You also need to have a qualifying, debilitating, and/or chronic condition.
This may include conditions such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis pain, neuropathic pain, anxiety, traumatic brain injury, and more.
This is not an exhaustive list.
During your consultation with Dr. Warner, she will determine whether or not you qualify for a recommendation, and take into account other medical conditions or medications that may interact with medical marijuana before recommending you to a dispensary.
So far, there are 9 dispensaries spread throughout the state. During your consultation, you can indicate which dispensary is most convenient to your location, and where you would like your recommendation to be sent.
Alexandria – Medicine Cabinet
Baton Rouge – Capitol Wellness Solutions
Houma – Green Leaf Dispensary
Lake Charles – Medicis
Lafayette – The Apothecary Shoppe
Madisonville – Willow Dispensary
New Orleans – H&W Dispensary
Shreveport – Hope Pharmacy
West Monroe – Delta Medmar