R9-17-205. Denial or Revocation of a Qualifying Patient’s or Designated Caregiver’s Registry Identification Card 2011-04-03T10:23:45+00:00

A. The Department shall deny a qualifying patient’s application for or renewal of the qualifying patient’s registry identification card if the qualifying patient does not have a debilitating medical condition.

B. The Department shall deny a designated caregiver’s application for or renewal of the designated caregiver’s registry identification card if the designated caregiver does not meet the definition of “designated caregiver” in A.R.S. § 36-2801.

C. The Department may deny a qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s application for or renewal of the qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification card if the qualifying patient or designated caregiver:

1. Previously had a registry identification card revoked for not complying with A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 28.1 or this Chapter; or

2. Provides false or misleading information to the Department.

D. The Department shall revoke a qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification card if the qualifying patient or designated caregiver provides medical marijuana to an individual who is not authorized to possess medical marijuana under A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 28.1.

E. The Department shall revoke a designated caregiver’s registry identification card if the designated caregiver has been convicted of an excluded felony offense.

F. The Department may revoke a qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification card if the qualifying patient or designated caregiver knowingly violates A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 28.1 or this Chapter.

G. If the Department denies or revokes a qualifying patient’s registry identification card, the Department shall provide notice to the qualifying patient that includes:

1. The specific reason or reasons for the denial or revocation; and

2. The process for requesting a judicial review of the Department’s decision pursuant to A.R.S. Title 12, Chapter 7, Article 6.

H. If the Department denies or revokes a qualifying patient’s designated caregiver’s registry identification card, the Department shall provide notice to the qualifying patient and the designated caregiver that includes:

1. The specific reason or reasons for the denial or revocation; and

2. The process for requesting a judicial review of the Department’s decision pursuant to A.R.S. Title 12, Chapter 7, Article 6.

This is an unofficial version of the Medical Marijuana Program rules. At this time, ADHS does not anticipate making substantive changes to these rules before they are filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. However, technical, organizational, and grammatical changes may be made. The official copy will be posted on www.azsos.gov when filed.