Becoming a Caregiver Producer or Provider in Colorado
A primary caregiver must be at least 18 years old, a Colorado resident, must not be the patient’s physician, must not have a primary caregiver of his/her own, must submit a Caregiver Acknowledgement form with the patient’s Application or Change, Replacement or Surrender Request form, and have significant responsibility for managing the well-being of a patient. The caregiver may legally grow, possess, and distribute marijuana for the patient, but must be registered with the state licensing authority. Caregivers are restricted to serving 5 patients, except in exceptional circumstances. The caregiver's name and address will appear on the patient's registry ID.
Frequently asked questions: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/medical-marijuana-frequently-asked-questions
House Bill 10-1284 provides a regulatory framework for dispensaries, including giving local communities the ability to ban or place controls on the operation, location and ownership of these establishments.
For more information and required forms: https://www.colorado.gov/enforcement/marijuanaenforcement
Online registration is now available . Under this new medical marijuana registry system, patients can apply for a card, submit forms, submit payment via credit card, and update personal data online. Physicians can also submit their physician certifications online.
Visit https://medicalmarijuana.colorado.gov/ for more information.