Medical Marijuana Evaluations New Patient $100 Renewal $60 (Our existing patients ONLY, must have seen you in the past two years) Caregiver Document $80 Limits Exemption $250
Personalized Prescription Bottles - $10 or FREE if you do a review for us on Weedmaps, Yelp, Google, or THCFinder or Facebook
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Oceanside 420 Alternative Care
Oceanside 420 Alternative Care strives to be patients’ number one resource and clinic for medical marijuana information and doctor evaluations. Fostering personal relationships with their patients, they are vocal advocates for medical cannabis policy and work hard to provide access to this natural medicine to as many patients as possible.
Dr. Paula Shore achieved her Doctorate from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Kansa City University of Medicine and Biosciences, accumulating since then over twenty-three years of medical practice. After treating many patients who shared their own personal cannabis research with her, a particular patient named Michelle proposed that she could help a lot of people by making evaluations available. Convinced of its medical advantages, Dr. Shore and Michelle teamed up to help patients receive medical marijuana evaluations in 2011. In the years since they have helped over ten thousand individuals, 65-70% of which remain in contact after their first session.
Oceanside 420 Alternative Care prides itself on its ongoing research into cannabis, continuous since they first opened their doors. After conducting in-house research, they were able to figure out exactly what strains work best to treat symptoms of PTSD in veterans. Currently, they have not lost a single veteran to suicide. Dr. Shore and Michelle also work with legal consultants and advocate for all of their patients. Highly active in the political space, they’ve dedicated their work and lives to make sure medical marijuana is completely decriminalized and accessible to patients in need.
Dr. Shore and Michelle specialize in one-on-one specific patient treatment and counseling, prioritizing education on the legalities, medical applications, and any other questions a person might ask. They offer affordable prices for all doctor evaluations and renewals, as well as a referral program where if a patient refers ten other people their renewal is free. Oceanside 420 Alternative Care offers unparalleled follow-up communication avenues for their patients, available to answer any questions over text, email or phone twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Evaluations are performed on a first come first served basis for walk-ins only, and renewals are served first if they check in within an hour of opening.
Oceanside 420 Alternative Care is located in Oceanside, California, right off the 5 freeway and Mission Avenue. They proudly serve the areas of Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, San Marcos, Vista, Escondido, Southern Orange County, Riverside County, and the entirety of San Diego County.
Nestled right on the Pacific Ocean, Oceanside, California is a popular surfing and tourist destination in Northern San Diego County. The Oceanside Pier, Goat Hill Park, and Camp Pendleton Army Base are notable landmarks of the city, with Carlsbad Village a short distance down the freeway. Just a bit further south lies Legoland California and Del Mar, home of the Del Mar Fairgrounds and the San Diego County Fair. Whether traveling from Los Angeles or San Bernardino and beyond, patients know they’re in compliant and professional hands at Oceanside 420 Alternative Care.
Please note our New 2016 Hours listed above.
NEW SCAM ALERT: It is NOT Legal to prescribe Medical Marijuana for more than one year at a time. MMJ is considered a controlled substance, NO medication can ever be prescribed for more than one year. If you find a doctor who is doing this, turn them in to the CA Medical Board or CA Osteopathic Medical Board. The number and link for their websites are listed below. ALSO: It is NOT Legal for anyone but a MD or a DO to prescribe MMJ in the state of California. Any of these violations cause YOUR Medical Marijuana recommendation (prescription) to be null and void. You are responsible for making sure you are seeing a legal medical marijuana doctor, law enforcement will arrest you if you are carrying a fake MMJ recommendation. BEWARE!!
ATTENTION: According to the CA Medical Board, Skype Evaluations are not Compliant with California State Law for use in Medical Marijuana Evaluations. Tele-medicine or "Skype" is only available to patients and doctors with an ESTABLISHED Doctor/Patient relationship. Medical Marijuana Evaluations DO NOT fall under these guidelines and are NOT LEGAL. If you are NOT seeing the doctor in person, leave the office immediately and take your paperwork with you. A doctor's original signature MUST be on your LEGAL Recommendation, a stamp signature is unacceptable to both dispensaries and to law enforcement. Please use this link provided by the California Medical Board to turn in any doctors who may be issuing recommendations illegally. http://www.mbc.ca.gov/consumer/complaint_info.html or call (800) 633-2322
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been going here for years... quick and easy.
She is very patient and helps with any questions you may have. She turned me on to CBDs and helped with my backpain.
Very helpful. Did not have to wait long for renewal. Friendly staff
this is my third year going through this place and it truly is a smooth easy experience and I always leave with more knowledge than I came in with
It was a really nice experience. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable.
3rd year here, excellent service and staff!
I customer Service Is awesome. The doc was very knowledgeable. I felt I was in good hands.
this my 4th time being seen by this dr, last friday the dr was sick (same thing almost every friday) anyway i went by last friday they were closed, the dr was sick, went back tuesday and they where closing for the day and that to come back tomorow, got there about 1pm they where closed, they even called me on tuesday to remind me that they would see me today, they are not very reliable
I apologize profusely for the past month of mayhem. I had two heart attacks and Dr. Shore's dog Boo was diagnosed with cancer and has had several operations the past month. Everything is back to "normal" and we are back to regular schedule. I'm so sorry for any inconvenience we caused. Next time....it's free, just give me a call and I will notate your chart.
Loved the doctor here. Loved her. Very helpful, knowledgeable, and kind. Extremely charismatic, very intelligent, and insightful. I did wait for about an hour and a half, but once I saw the doctor and realized how much she cares I realized that it was definitely worth the wait.
I have made more progress the last few years coming here than ever!! :-D
NOTICE TO CONSUMERS: The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 ensures that seriously ill Californians have the right to obtain and use cannabis for medical purposes where medical use is deemed appropriate and has been recommended by a physician who has determined that the person’s health would benefit from the use of medical cannabis. Recommendations must come from an attending physician as defined in Section 11362.7 of the Health and Safety Code. Cannabis is a Schedule I drug according to the federal Controlled Substances Act. Activity related to cannabis use is subject to federal prosecution, regardless of the protections provided by state law.