The following information was taken from the Arizona Health Department website. For more information regarding the Arizona Medical Marijuana program, please visit:  http://azdhs.gov/licensing/medical-marijuana/index.php Are You an Adult or Under 18? There are two types of Qualified Patients: Adult Patients and Patients Under the Age of 18. For patients under 18, the patient’s custodial parent or […]

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The following information was taken from the Arizona Health Department website. For more information regarding the Arizona Medical Marijuana program, please visit:  http://azdhs.gov/licensing/medical-marijuana/index.php

Are You an Adult or Under 18?

There are two types of Qualified Patients: Adult Patients and Patients Under the Age of 18. For patients under 18, the patient’s custodial parent or legal guardian must be designated as his or her caregiver. Adult patients do not need to designate a caregiver. There are different requirements for an adult patient and patients under the age of 18. To learn more about how to apply for a registry identification card for adult patients and patients under 18, use the links below:

Adult Patients
Patients Under 18
Clinical Trials Involving Marijuana
Frequently Asked Questions by Patients
Using Medical Marijuana Safely

ADHS contracts with the Center for Toxicology and Pharmacology Education and Research (CTPER) which includes the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Tucson and the Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Phoenix to provide information to patients and dispensaries. Please visit their website for some important information about how to use medical marijuana safely.

The Poison and Drug Information Center also provides a 24-hour, 365 day hotline to take your calls regarding medical marijuana concerns such as uses of medical marijuana, side effects, time and effects, and mixing marijuana with other drugs. 1-800-222-1222

WARNING: There may be potential dangers to fetuses caused by smoking or ingesting marijuana while pregnant or to infants while breastfeeding.

WARNING: Use of marijuana during pregnancy may result in a risk of being reported to the Department of Child Safety during pregnancy or at the birth of the child by persons who are required to report.

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