Yes, patients under 18 years of age can receive medical cannabis certification. However, specific requirements must be met to ensure the well-being and safety of young patients. These requirements include:

  • Diagnosis of a qualifying medical condition supported by medical documentation.
  • Consent and involvement of a parent or legal guardian who will act as the designated caregiver for the patient.
  • Recommendation from a qualified healthcare professional who is authorized to certify minors for medical cannabis use.

By fulfilling these requirements, patients under 18 can receive the necessary medical cannabis certification to access the potential benefits of this treatment option.