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Seattle Medical Marijuana is now accepting new patients! If you are a medical marijuana patient as defined by Chapter 69.51a RCW then please contact us!

In order to apply to the Seattle Medical Marijuana Association you MUST already posses a valid Washington State Medical Marijuana Authorization. To join our small grow co-op, we will require only two forms from you: 1. A copy of your Washington State Medical Marijuana authorization with your Washington State photo ID such as a driver's license. 2. A completed Seattle Medical Marijuana Association provider/patient application. 

 

Starting July 24th, 2015, all new authorizations MUST be written on the Washington State Department of Health's Medical Marijuana Authorization Form and must be on tamper-resistant paper. We will be unable to accept new authorizations that are not on this form. We will continue to accept authorizations written before July 24th, 2015 that follow the old format.

The form is not valid unless EVERY field is completed. If the patient does not have a "Designated Provider", the authorizing physician must write "N/A" in those fields. Patients must bring in BOTH pages of the authorization and they must both be on tamper-resistant paper. Please visit the Department of Health's website for more information regarding the requirements for the new authorization form and to view their FAQ. 

Click here to download the Washington State Department of Health's Medical Marijuana Authorization Form for your doctor to copy onto "Tamper-Resistant" paper before signing.

If you have any questions regarding the new laws pretaining to medical marijuana authorizations, feel free to contact the Department of Health directly at:

Kristi Weeks, KD

Review Officer/ Policy Counsel

PO BOX 47890

Olympia, WA 98504

(360) 236-4066

kristi.weeks@doh.wa.gov

or 

Susan Reynolds

Review Officer/ Policy Counsel

PO BOX 47890

Olympia, WA 98504

(360) 236-2820

 

susan.reynolds@doh.wa.gov

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Please note, we are unable to process new patients after 8:45 pm Monday-Thursday, and 9:45 pm on Friday. Thank you!

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Purpose and intent. RCW 69.51A.005

"THE SPIRIT OF THE LAW WOULD RECOGNIZE THE NECESSITY OF HAVING SMALL COOPERATIVE VENTURES," DAN SATTERBERG, DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN KING COUNTY

Seattle Medical Marijuana's goal is to respectfully serve the Washington State Medical Marijuana community. As a responsible medical marijuana patient, it is your obligation to be familiar with the laws. Below is the stated purpose and intent of RCW 69.51a, which Seattle Medical Marijuana is in compliance with and will not deviate from under any circumstances. We appreciate your understanding.

 

"The people of Washington state find that some patients with terminal or debilitating illnesses, under their physician's care, may benefit from the medical use of marijuana. Some of the illnesses for which marijuana appears to be beneficial include chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in cancer patients; AIDS wasting syndrome; severe muscle spasms associated with multiple sclerosis and other spasticity disorders; epilepsy; acute or chronic glaucoma; and some forms of intractable pain.

 

The people find that humanitarian compassion necessitates that the decision to authorize the medical use of marijuana by patients with terminal or debilitating illnesses is a personal, individual decision, based upon their physician's professional medical judgment and discretion.

 

Therefore, the people of the state of Washington intend that:

Qualifying patients with terminal or debilitating illnesses who, in the judgment of their physicians, may benefit from the medical use of marijuana, shall not be found guilty of a crime under state law for their possession and limited use of marijuana;

 

Persons who act as designated providers to such patients shall also not be found guilty of a crime under state law for assisting with the medical use of marijuana; and

 

Physicians also be excepted from liability and prosecution for the authorization of marijuana use to qualifying patients for whom, in the physician's professional judgment, medical marijuana may prove beneficial."