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4770.4012 DISPOSAL OF MEDICAL CANNABIS BY QUALIFYING PATIENTS AND DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS.

A.

A qualifying patient or designated caregiver who is no longer registered with the medical cannabis patient registry must, within ten calendar days after the patient or caregiver ceases to be registered or eligible, dispose of any unused medical cannabis in their possession by one of the following methods by:

(1)

depositing it with a medical cannabis distribution site located in Minnesota;

(2)

depositing it with a law enforcement agency having local jurisdiction for destruction;

(3)

disposing of the medical cannabis at a government recognized drug take-back program located in Minnesota; or

(4)

rendering it nonrecoverable consistent with the commissioner's proper disposal instructions, which are available at the department's medical cannabis program Web site.

B.

A qualifying patient or designated caregiver who is no longer registered with the medical cannabis patient registry must not transfer, share, give, sell, or deliver any unused medical cannabis in their possession to any other person, regardless of whether the person is participating in the medical cannabis patient registry program.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.389; 152.26

History:

39 SR 1760

Published Electronically:

July 7, 2015