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Caregivers

Medical Marijuana Caregivers

Caregiver means a Florida resident who has agreed to assist with a qualified patient’s medical use of marijuana, has a caregiver identification card, and meets the following requirements:

  • Not a qualified physician and employed by or have an economic interest in a medical marijuana treatment center or a marijuana testing laboratory.
  • Be 21 years of age or older and a resident of this state.
  • Agree in writing to assist with the qualified patient’s medical use of marijuana.
  • Be registered in the medical marijuana use registry as a caregiver for no more than one qualified patient.
  • Successfully complete a caregiver certification course developed and administered by the department or its designee, which must be renewed biennially. The price of the course may not exceed $100.
  • Pass a background screening unless the patient is a close relative of the caregiver.