Patients in the state of Colorado must receive an in-person evaluation in order to qualify for medical marijuana. Telemedicine as a means of qualifying for medical marijuana is strictly prohibited. Both doctor and patient are expected to be present in order for a medical marijuana recommendation evaluation to take place. MarijuanaDoctors.com can help you find a doctor nearby that can determine if you are a candidate for medical marijuana by conducting an in-person evaluation.
Patients can join the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry with a recommendation from a qualified physician if they have been diagnosed with or currently receiving treatment for one of the following debilitating medical conditions or medical symptoms:
Colorado Department of Health Care
Colorado Medicaid 12-36-106 Practice of Medicine
Colorado Medical Board Policy
American Telemedicine Association — Colorado
Center For Connected Health Policy — Colorado
Interstate Medical Licensing Compact — Colorado
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Updated on January 3, 2019