Yes, medical marijuana patients in Oklahoma can have a caregiver. Click here on the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) website to read more. According to Oklahoma law, a caregiver must be a family member or assistant who regularly looks after the medical marijuana patient for whom they are applying to be caregiver. Applications will be collected at omma.ok.gov. A valid email address is required for login. This email address will be used to send notices once an account is created.
The Physician Recommendation Form attached to the patient’s application must include certification of his or her need for a caregiver in order for a caregiver to submit an application. Caregivers of adult patients must submit the Caregiver Designation Form signed by the patient or, if applicable, the adult patient’s legal guardian. Parent/legal guardian caregivers of minor patients must submit the Caregiver Designation Form . Minor patients may have up to two designated caregivers who are parents or legal guardians. Minor patients need certification from two physicians qualified to practise in Oklahoma.
To apply as a caregiver, follow this process:
- Patient must have a medical marijuana certificate from an Oklahoma licensed physician.
- The Physician Recommendation Form attached to the patient’s application must include certification of his or her need for a caregiver in order for a caregiver to submit an application.
- Submit the Caregiver Designation Form
- Once approved, you will be sent a Caregiver’s medical marijuana identification card.