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28 Pa. Code § 1191.23. Patients and caregivers generally.

§ 1191.23. Patients and caregivers generally.

 (a)  The qualifications that a patient or caregiver shall meet to be included in the patient and caregiver registry and to obtain an identification card or a medical marijuana patient authorization letter are continuing qualifications.

 (b)  Except with respect to a minor patient as provided in §  1191.32 (relating to medical marijuana patient authorization letters), the Department may issue an identification card to an applicant who meets the qualifications in the act and this part.

 (c)  The Department may issue an identification card to an individual who is under 21 years of age to serve as a caregiver when a sufficient showing is made to the Department that the individual should be permitted to serve as a caregiver, as determined by the Department.

 (d)  A minor patient shall have a caregiver who is one of the following:

   (1)  A parent or legal guardian.

   (2)  An individual designated by a parent or legal guardian.

   (3)  An appropriate individual approved by the Department upon a sufficient showing that a parent or legal guardian is not appropriate or available.

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