Health-related Marijuana sufferers with a letter of recommendation from a medical professional to consume healthcare marijuana could nonetheless be breaking the law and denied their medication by their neighborhood dispensary for the reason that their Health-related Marijuana Medical professional does not have a fictitious name filing with the California Health-related Board.
June of 2011 the California Health-related Board sent an announcement to dispensaries across California informing the dispensaries that it is their duty to confirm that the recommending medical professional is practicing legally by generating positive they have a fictitious name filing with the California Health-related Board. Under are the two letters from the healthcare board.
Consideration Dispensaries How to confirm a healthcare marijuana clinic State and customer solutions agency Division of Customer Affairs Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor
Health-related board of California Licensing System June 14, 2011
It has come to the interest of the California Health-related Board that there are a wide selection of healthcare marijuana evaluation clinics that are operating in an unlicensed capacity, which is clear violation of state of California law, and is an offense punishable by criminal prosecution, fines, incarceration and loss of all ca healthcare licenses. The state of California Health-related Board is at the moment investigating all unlicensed and illegal healthcare marijuana clinics who are issuing marijuana suggestions to sufferers in violation of California law.
The law clearly states that not only is the doctor essential to have their healthcare license renewed and present, but the clinic exactly where sufferers are becoming noticed is also essential to have renewed and present factious name permit.
As a matter if California Law it is your legal obligation to educate your volunteers and your sufferers and to make sure that the healthcare marijuana clinic exactly where they get their suggestions:
1. Are Operating legally
two. Are licensed to practice medicine in the State of California by evidencing a renewed and present factious name permit license quantity,
three. Are in compliance with State of California Health-related Board guidelines and regulations as properly as in compliance with California Law.
Only a licensed California doctor can personal, manage and operate a healthcare clinic (I.e., practice). It is against California law, for lay folks (I.e. unlicensed persons) to operate, personal, manage, a healthcare clinic. The law clearly states that the healthcare clinic should be organized as a Specialist California Corporation which can only be obtained from the State of California by a licensed doctor.
If a lay individual (I.e., unlicensed individual) is identified to or represents that they personal, manage and/or operate a healthcare practice, they will be criminally prosecuted to the fullest extent of California law.
It is your legal obligation to confirm each healthcare marijuana clinic:
As essential by California law Proposition 215 & SB 420 it is your legal duty to confirm each recommendation for each patient prior to enabling that patient entry into your dispensary. If a patient does not have a valid recommendation, they can’t enter and acquire medication.
It is your legal obligation and legal duty to confirm each healthcare marijuana clinic to make positive that they are licensed and operating legally in order to safeguard sufferers and to make sure that illegal healthcare marijuana clinics cease operating and cease endangering the lives and well being of sufferers who seek healthcare enable for their healthcare issues and think that they are going to a legal and licensed healthcare marijuana clinic.
State and Customer Solutions Agency – Division of Customer Affairs Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor Health-related Board of California Licensing System June 14, 2011
1. When does a healthcare marijuana clinic require a fictitious name permit?
a. If you are a licensed doctor and surgeon, practicing below a fictitious, false or assumed name in any public communication, advertisement, sign or announcement. Instance: “Malibu Beach Physicians”.
A. Please check out: http://www.mbc.ca.gov
B. Then please click on the licensees tab on prime or go to: http://www.mbc.ca.gov/Breeze/License_Verification.aspx
C. On the left side (Rapid Hyperlinks) please click on fictitious name permit or go to: https://www.breeze.ca.gov/datamart/searchByLicNumber.do?clientCode=8008
D. Click on name search for fictitious name permit:
E. Enter the precise name of the healthcare marijuana clinic as advertised in the company name field to search for a valid fictitious name permit, which means that the fnp permit is (I.e., License Renewed & Present) Instance: “Malibu Beach Physicians”.
I. If your search reveals the precise name of “Malibu Beach Physicians” as advertised by the healthcare marijuana clinic and the fnp licensed in renewed and present, this constitutes a legal healthcare marijuana clinic
Ii. If your search does not reveal the precise name as advertised and no records returned is the outcome and that evaluation center does not have a fnp license renewed & present, that implies that this healthcare practice is operating illegally and in clear violation of California law and California Health-related Board guidelines and regulations
Iii. Such illegal and unlicensed healthcare clinics marijuana clinics will be investigated and criminally prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law
Iv. Additionally, all suggestions that are issued by illegal and unlicensed healthcare marijuana clinics will be revoked with no notice.
In closing, suggestions issued by unlicensed/illegal healthcare marijuana clinics are invalid and will be revoked. It is estimated that more than 100,000 sufferers in the State of California have been issued suggestions by illegal and unlicensed healthcare marijuana clinics.
For additional concerns, contact the State of California Health-related Board Licensing System at (916) 263- 2382 or (800) 633-2322.
State and Customer Solutions Agency – Division of Customer Affairs Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor
Health-related Board of California Licensing System June 11, 2011
Please also note that our FNP is posted in our workplace.