R9-17-314. Dispensing Medical Marijuana 2011-04-03T07:54:47+00:00

Before a dispensary agent dispenses medical marijuana to a qualifying patient or a designated caregiver, the dispensary agent shall:

1. Verify the qualifying patient’s or the designated caregiver’s identity;

2. Offer any appropriate patient education or support materials;

3. Enter the qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification number on the qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification card into the medical marijuana electronic verification system;

4. Verify the validity of the qualifying patient’s or designated caregiver’s registry identification card;

5. Verify that the amount of medical marijuana the qualifying patient or designated caregiver is requesting would not cause the qualifying patient to exceed the limit on obtaining no more than two and one-half ounces of medical marijuana during any 14-calendar-day period; and

6. Enter the following information into the medical marijuana electronic verification system for the qualifying patient or designated caregiver:

a. The amount of medical marijuana dispensed,

b. Whether the medical marijuana was dispensed to the qualifying patient or to the qualifying patient’s designated caregiver,

c. The date and time the medical marijuana was dispensed,

d. The dispensary agent’s registry identification number, and

e. The dispensary’s registry identification number.

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.