Authorization Practice Guidelines
To improve patient safety and maintain the dignity of the health professions in the state of Washington, the Board of Naturopathy, the Medical Quality Assurance Commission, the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery worked together to adopt shared professional practice standards expected of all health care practitioners who authorize medical cannabis under Washington State law.
- Medical Cannabis Authorization Practice Guidelines (PDF)
- Instructions for completing the Medical Cannabis Authorization Form
- Medical Cannabis Authorization Form Guidelines (PDF)
Practitioners should refer to the authorization practice guidelines for continuing education requirements.