You must first create a profile on the Patients and Caregivers registry on the PA Department of Health website: https://padohmmp.custhelp.com/app/login
Yes, you must have a clean background check in order to register on PA Department of Health site as a caregiver. You can apply for a background check at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
A caregiver can represent a maximum of FIVE (5) patients.
A medical marijuana certified patient can have a maximum of TWO (2) registered caregivers.
Yes. You are permitted to buy medical marijuana outside the state that the patient is medically certified in. It must be in the same form of marijuana that it is allowed in the state of PA.
Visit https://www.pa.gov/guides/pennsylvania-medical-marijuana-program/#SafeHarbor for documentation on how to be designated a Caregiver in the state of PA.
Visit https://www.pacode.com/secure/data/028/chapter1131/chap1131toc.html to learn more about Safe Harbor status.
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