Table 1: Medical Board/Office of the Attorney General of California Guidelines for Medical Marijuana

Physicians Recommending Medical Marijuana Need to:
  1. Take a history and conduct a good faith examination of the patient;
  2. Develop a treatment plan with objectives;
  3. Provide informed consent, including discussion of side effects;
  4. Periodically review the treatment’s efficacy;
  5. Obtain consultations, as necessary; and
  6. Keep proper records supporting the decision to recommend the use of medical marijuana.