Caregivers that want to participate in the medical marijuana program must follow these steps:
  1. First, visit the patients and caregivers registry and create a caregiver profile in the Department of Health’s patient and caregiver registry.

  2. Next, complete a criminal background check.

  3. Then, complete an 'authorization to designate a third-party caregiver' form, if necessary.

  4. Ensure your patient has a patient certification

  5. Return to the patients and caregivers registry and pay for a medical marijuana ID card.

  6. Obtain medical marijuana from an approved dispensary in Pennsylvania.