Nevada State Registration Process
PLEASE READ THIS COMPLETELY AND CAREFULLY:
1. When you receive your application packet from the Bureau of Health complete the “Registration Application for Participation in the Medical Marijuana Program” form and all other forms that apply.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS COMPLETELY
2. The forms to be completed and mailed back to the Bureau of Health Statistics, Planning and Emergency Response, Medical Marijuana Program are:
- The “Registration Application”
- A copy of the photo ID you have used for identification
- The “Waiver” form, (must be notarized)
- The fingerprint card. You must be fingerprinted by a qualified law enforcement agency, but it is your responsibility to make sure your name, address, aliases (if any), citizenship, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, hair color, date of birth, place of birth, and social security number are on the card. If the law enforcement agency does not ask you to do this, please do it yourself.
- The paper designating which city you will be using to have your registry card made.
- The “Attending Physician’s Statement”, completed and signed by your physician.
YOUR PHYSICIAN MUST BE A MEDICAL DOCTOR OR OSTEOPATHIC DOCTOR LICENSED IN THE STATE OF NEVADA UNDER NRS 630 or NRS 633.
3. Your primary caregiver, if you have one, must do the same.
4. If you do not have a “primary caregiver”, write NONE in Section B of your application.
5. If you do have a “primary caregiver”, give their full name and date of birth as requested in Section B. Have your primary caregiver complete the “Primary Caregiver Application”, a waiver form (notarized) , a fingerprint card (completed) and enclose a copy of their photo ID. These should be returned with all the papers mentioned in #3 and #2
- Your attending physician must approve of your primary caregiver. There is a section on the “Attending Physician’s form for verification of this approval.
- If you are under 18 you must have a primary caregiver, and that primary caregiver must be your custodial parent or the legal guardian who is responsible for your medical decisions.
6. Have your physician complete the “Attending Physician’s Statement” in its entirety. If you have no primary caregiver, have the physician write “NONE” in the line for the caregiver’s name.
7. Return all completed forms to the Bureau of Health Statistics, Planning and Emergency Response, Medical Marijuana Program, at 1000 East William Street, Suite 209, Carson City, NV 89701 as listed at the top of the forms.
- Incomplete applications will be returned to the sender with a letter of explanation.
- Your application will be approved or denied within 30 days from the date it was received by the Division of Health.
- If denied, there will be a letter of explanation, by certified mail, with the reason(s) for denial.
- If confirmed, you will be sent a letter, by certified mail, with instructions to go to the Department of Motor Vehicles to have your registry card made.
DO NOT CONTACT DMV UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED THIS LETTER
8. The Division of Health’s decision of approval or denial of an application is a final decision for the purposes of judicial review. The procedures set fort in NRS 233B for judicial review may apply but must be limited to a determination of whether the denial was arbitrary, capricious or otherwise characterized by an abuse of discretion.
9. Reasons for Denial
- The applicant fails to provide the information requested.
- The applicant fails to establish his qualifying medical condition.
- The applicant fails document his consultation with an attending physician.
- The applicant fails to comply with the regulations adopted by the Division of Health.
- The Division of Health determines that the information provided by the applicant was falsified.
- The Division of Health determines that the attending physician of the applicant is not licensed to practice medicine in the state or is not in good standing, as reported by the Board of Medical Examiners or the Board of Osteopathic Medicine.
- The Division of Health determines that the applicant, or his designated primary caregiver, if applicable, has been convicted of knowingly or intentionally selling a controlled substance.
- The Division of Health has previously prohibited the applicant from obtaining or using a registry identification card.
- In the case of a person under 18 years of age, the custodial parent or legal guardian with responsibility for health care decisions for the person has not signed the written statement required.
10. A person whose application has been denied by the Division of Health may not reapply for 6 months after date of denial unless the Division of Health or a court of competent jurisdiction authorizes reapplication in a shorter time.
11. If you have additional questions Please call the Division of Health, 775-687-7594.
*** Please Note: You must be a resident of the State of Nevada to participate in this program.