A caregiver can either be a patient or an individual registered under the Department of Consumer Protection on forms and in a manner, designated as an option by a registered qualifying patient, evaluated by the patient’s physician, and listed on the patient’s written certification and application to help with the use of medical marijuana. A caregiver may serve more than one patient if he is a member of the household.
- Must be 18 years of age or above.
- Identification Card licensed in the state.
- Have not been convicted of any drug felony offense.
- Registered under the Department of Consumer Protection.
- Cannot be the patient’s certifying physician.
Becoming a Caregiver
Step 1: The patient must be qualified and registered to use medical marijuana.
Step 2: The patient must designate a caregiver to assist him/her with the use of medical marijuana
Step 3: The patient’s physician must evaluate the designated caregiver and list the name in the physician’s written certification.
Step 4: The patient and the patient’s caregiver must both present sufficient identification information and required fees.
Step 5: The patient and the patient’s caregiver shall report any change in such information to the Department of Consumer Protection.