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Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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If you’re a caregiver looking to offer your services, please sign up here.

FOR CAREGIVERS

If you are in need of a caregiver, please send an email to caregiver@baystatecannabisgrowers.com

The guidelines forcaregivers involves their registration, and the registration of their patients’ primary and secondary medical treatment centers. Primary caregivers must meet a number of requirements.

They include:

  1. The must be a “natural person”. In legal terms, this means an identifiable person, not a corporation, partnership, etc.
  2. They must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. They may not have a felony drug conviction.
  4. They may be an employee of a hospice or nursing facility providing care to an eligible person.
  5. A primary caregiver can assist no more than five people with their medical use of marijuana.
  6. A primary caregiver enjoys state immunity from prosecution for possession of quantities of marijuana that fall within the guidelines established by the Department of Public Health.
  7. No primary caregiver can be penalized for their status as a primary caregiver by an employer or landlord.
  8. Primary caregivers enjoy immunity while enrolled through the DPH’s registration process for the treatment of patients possessing a valid registration card, as long as they do not possess an amount greater than twenty-four marijuana plants and four ounces of usable marijuana for each qualifying patient they are registered to serve.
    IMPORTANT: THERE IS AMBIGUITY IN THE BILL CONCERNING THE AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA A CAREGIVER CAN POSSESS. THE BILL FURTHER STATES THAT A PRIMARY CAREGIVER MAY ONLY POSSESS NO MORE THAN FORTY EIGHT MARIJUANA PLANTS, AND EIGHT OUNCES OF USUABLE MARIJUANA FOR QUALIFYING PATIENTS.
  9. The fee for a registration card for a caregiver is not fixed – it can be waived or varied depending on the caregiver’s application and their income.
  10. If a patient selects a primary caregiver, they must provide the DPH with the caregiver’s name, address, and date of birth.
  11. A caregiver may not provide medical marijuana for a patient under 18 years of age unless they are the patient’s parent guardian or have legal custody.
  12. Caregivers will be notified by the department within 10 days of a patient changing caregivers.
  13. All supporting information given to caregivers by patients is considered confidential and protected under HIPAA.

Caregiver Provider Information (all fields are required):