Responsibilities of the Patient’s Health Care Provider
The only responsibilities of a health care provider with regards to the provisions of the Marijuana Registry is to verify that the patient has a debilitating medical condition and whether or not the health care provider has had a “bona fide health care provider-patient relationship” with the applicant. The phrase “Bona fide health care provider-patient relationship” means a treating or consulting relationship of not less than six months duration, in the course of which a health care provider has completed a full assessment of the registered patient’s medical history and current medical condition, including a personal health care provider examination.
Protections for Health Care Providers
A health care provider who has participated in a patient’s application process under the rules, policies or procedures of the Marijuana Registry shall not be subject to arrest, prosecution, or disciplinary action under Chapter 23 of Title 26, penalized in any manner, or denied any right or privilege under state law, except for giving false information, pursuant to Title 18 Section 4474c(f).
Patients are not able to get a prescription for marijuana from their health care provider.
The required Physician's Verification Form is available through the below link: