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Flashcards in Controlled Substances Part 1: The Controlled Substances Act Deck (6)
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1

What drugs are classified in a different schedule in this state compared to the federal schedule?

Ephedrine - Schedule 5 (not federally scheduled)
Gabapentin - Schedule 5 (not federally scheduled)
Tianeptine sodium - Schedule 2 (not federally scheduled)

2

Can marijuana be obtained from a state-approved dispensary for recreational use or only for medical purposes?

Recreational use and medical purposes

3

Does a person need to obtain an ID card to purchase marijuana?

For medical marijuana, yes. Through Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP)

4

Is medical marijuana limited to certain indications?

Yes, limited to "debilitating medical conditions" This includes the following:
Cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn's disease, agitation of alzheimers disease, nail patella,
or the treatment of these conditions:
cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe and persistent muscle spasms

5

Does a practitioner need authorization from the state to recommend medical marijuana?

Any MD or DO who holds a current license to practice in the state of Michigan can complete and sign the physician certification for a qualifying patient

6

How does a practitioner authorize a patient to obtain medical marijuana?

Physician certification (either electronic or paper) that is submitted with the patients medical marijuana application