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What medical cannabis products are available in Puerto Rico?
Medical cannabis is permitted in the form of pills, tinctures, oral inhalers, topical ointments and creams, vaporized flowers or concentrates, suppositories, and infused edibles. Smoked cannabis products are not permitted.
How do I get a Puerto Rico medical cannabis card?
Si vive en Puerto Rico y tiene una afección médica que califica, deberá obtener una recomendación del médico y presentar una solicitud al Departamento de Salud.
Will out-of-state medical cannabis cards be accepted in Puerto Rico?
Yes. Puerto Rico plans to allow out-of-state patients to make purchases. The patient’s card must be up-to-date and will be verified with the state program that issued the card. The patient must also have a qualifying medical conditions that is covered by Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis law.
I’ve never been to a medical cannabis dispensary. How does it work?
A medical cannabis dispensary is a simple, secure facility designed to provide access for patients to receive their medicine in a safe, welcoming environment. Qualified patients or their caregivers must present their state-issued ID cards at the door. No one else is permitted to enter the establishment other than registered employees attending to the facility. Once inside, visitors are greeted by a friendly staff who are happy to answer questions about the medicine and to help the patient make decisions based on their individual health needs. The patient or caregiver then makes their selection, purchases the medicine, and exits. Security staff monitor events inside and outside the facility.
Where does the medical cannabis ?
All medical cannabis will be produced in Puerto Rico at one of a few licensed cultivation centers. These facilities are carefully regulated by the Department of Health and must follow strict guidelines to ensure product safety. Dispensaries may not acquire marijuana products from any source other than the licensed and regulated facilities.
What does the science say about medical cannabis?
Medical cannabis has been studied extensively by the scientific community and a great deal is known about the therapeutic benefits of the cannabis plant. Americanos para un acceso seguro has some great resources available online for patients and doctors who want to learn more about the science of medical cannabis, including a selection of booklets on the use of medical cannabis to treat specific conditions. We also recommend this article by Dr. Sanjay Gupta at CNN who writes about how he became a strong supporter of medical marijuana después de investigar el tema en profundidad. Columbia Care Puerto Rico se compromete a proporcionar a nuestros pacientes investigaciones actualizadas y desarrollos importantes.
What are the age requirements for medical cannabis in Puerto Rico?
Patients 21 or older who have a qualifying medical condition are eligible to register with the program. Patients under 21 must receive medical cannabis recommendations from 2 licensed physicians and have the assistance of a parent or legal companion, who must register with the program along with the patient.
Cómo será protegida mi privacidad?
Su médico y el Departamento de Salud mantendrán los registros de los pacientes. Las normas estrictas protegen la privacidad de estos registros, incluida la Ley Federal de Portabilidad y Responsabilidad de Seguros de Salud (HIPAA) de 1996. Su identidad y estado del paciente en el programa de marihuana medicinal nunca se pueden revelar a nadie sin su autorización previa. Nos tomamos muy en serio la privacidad del paciente y con gusto responderemos cualquier pregunta o inquietud que tenga sobre este importante tema.
How much medical cannabis should a patient take?
La dosificación depende de las necesidades del paciente individual y puede variar mucho. Los pacientes que experimentan dolor crónico severo pueden consumir varias dosis moderadas a fuertes por día, mientras que los pacientes que buscan ayuda con el apetito o el sueño a veces solo requieren una dosis única más pequeña al inicio de los síntomas. Brindamos a nuestros pacientes instrucciones sobre cómo ajustar cuidadosamente la dosis para lograr el efecto deseado.
What conditions are covered by Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis programa?
Patients diagnosed with the following medical conditions are eligible to register with the medical cannabis program:
Are patients permitted to cultivate medical cannabis?
Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis program does not permit home cultivation.
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