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Updated on May 4, 2020.  Medical content reviewed by Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, M.B.A, Chief Medical Officer

Colorado Medical Marijuana Telemedicine Laws

Rules governing telemedicine in Colorado for prescribing medical marijuana are changing. Patients interested in getting a medical marijuana evaluation conducted in the privacy of their own home, or location of their choosing, can access it via a secure real-time, live-video connection here:

It is acceptable to use telemedicine to facilitate live contact directly between a member and a provider. Services can be provided between a member and a distant provider when a member is in their home or other location of their choice. Additionally, the distant provider may participate in the telemedicine interaction from any appropriate location.

Qualifying Conditions in Colorado

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:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Severe Nausea
  • Severe Pain
  • Seizures/Epilepsy
  • Persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Useful Resources

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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