Recommending Cannabis in Colorado

To recommend medical marijuana in Colorado, a physician must:

  • Be an CO-licensed M.D. or D.O.
  • License must be in good standing
  • Submitted a current copy of their DEA certificate to the Physician's Medical Marijuana Registry:
    Note: An expired DEA certificate in prevent the Department from registering patients from that physician
  • Complete a physician certification for a patient with one or more of the eight qualifying medical conditions and provide this document to the patient.