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Minors may use medical marijuana with adult supervision


Guidelines for Minors

 

The department shall not issue a registry identification card to a qualifying patient who is under the age of 18 unless:

(1) The qualifying patient's physician has explained the potential risks and benefits of the medical use of marijuana to the qualifying patient and to his or her parent or legal guardian;

 

(2) The qualifying patient's parent or legal guardian submits a written certification from 2 physicians; and

 

(3) The qualifying patient's parent or legal guardian consents in writing to:

 

A] Allow the qualifying patient's medical use of marijuana;

 

B] Serve as the qualifying patient's primary caregiver; and

 

C] Control the acquisition of the marijuana, the dosage, and the frequency of the medical use of marijuana by the qualifying patient.

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