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New requirements for authorizing medical marijuana

A health care professional, including Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, may provide a qualifying patient or that patient’s designated provider with an authorization for the medical use of marijuana in accordance with Washington state RCW 69.51A.010.  Starting January 1, 2018, all healthcare practitioners will be required to use the newly designed 2018 authorization form printed on Medical Marijuana Authorization RCW 69.51A.030 seal tamper-resistant paper.  To learn more about the medical marijuana program you may visit: