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Fee Waiver for Patient, Caregiver Registrations Extended to December 7

Friday, August 11, 2023

On August 9, 2023, the Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Board adopted rulemaking extending the fee waiver for medical cannabis patient and caregiver registrations through Thursday, December 72023.


Additionally, the Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Administration (ABCA) will only automatically issue digital registrations to approved patient and caregiver applicants effective Friday, August 11. New and replacement physical registration cards may be purchased for a $10.00 fee.

Patients and caregivers may request a physical card by selecting “Duplication Card” under the Application Type dropdown menu.

Screenshot of online medical cannabis patient form

Upon receipt of the request, a payment link will be emailed to the requestor. Physical registrations will be mailed once payment has been successfully processed.

Of note, patient applicants may continue to self-certify their applications in lieu of securing a healthcare practitioner recommendation. Patient applicants are encouraged to apply online to secure a digital registration that may be used to purchase medical cannabis from a licensed Retailer immediately. Direct patient and caregiver questions to [email protected].