Your Medical Marijuana Doctors Responsibilities

Your Medical Marijuana Physician’s Responsibilities

The physician caring for the qualified medical marijuana patient must fulfill the following criteria and responsibilities:

* Possess a license to practice medicine or osteopathy in California issued by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. This license must be in good standing.

* Take responsibility for an aspect of the medical care, treatment, diagnosis, counseling, or referral of the applicant (patient).

* Perform a medical examination of the applicant (patient).

* As a result of the medical examination, document in the patient’s medical record that the patient has a serious medical condition and that the medical use of marijuana is appropriate.

* Have the patient sign an authorized medical release of information. The county program cannot process the patient’s application without the appropriate authorization for release of medical information.

* Provide to the patient copies of the medical records stating that he or she has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and that the medical use of marijuana is appropriate. You may use the Written Documentation of Patient’s Medical Records (PDF) form to serve this purpose (a copy must be kept in the patient’s medical record).

2 thoughts on “Your Medical Marijuana Doctors Responsibilities

  1. reggie Ramirez says:

    well i just have to know may be yes or may be no. i need to know well i dont have to do any thing fast anymore but i could if i had to youll see345.s.enid.ave azusa calif 6226-969-2974 91702

  2. rafael costales says:

    im really mad because i live in PA so its kind of hard to be legal. my problem is im never hungry and when i am i eat a small amout of food and i throgh up or a bad pain,to much headachs, depression is the one that gets me i never knew i was until my wife told me and that her aunt has the same problems and i have a lots of problems sleeping it takes like 4 hrs for me to sleep. so i dicieded to buy spices but i cant get epatite but it does help me sleep. so i went and got me a small amout of marijuana smoked it and finaly in my first hour i got hungry i feelt better no headachs no negetive thoghts so this have save my live for 2 years now.. now i want to do this legal the way its sapose to. What should i do?

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