Medical Marijuana Registry physicians

All physician certifications must be submitted online starting August 1, 2017. 
Recommend medical marijuana
To recommend medical marijuana in Colorado you must:
  • Be an M.D. or D.O. 
  • Be in good standing and licensed to practice medicine in Colorado
  • Have an online account to submit certifications  

Recommending for minors

  • Minor applicants must submit two physician certifications
  • Minor applicants with the qualifying condition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder must have one certification from a board-certified pediatrician, board-certified family physician, or board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. This physician or psychiatrist must attest he or she is on the patient's primary care team and has diagnosed the patient as having a disabling medical condition. 

Request online access 

  • Email with the subject "Request Online Access" to request access to your online physician account. 
  • You will receive a response within 1-3 business days.
Steps to submit a medical marijuana physician certification online. You must have access to your physician account. 
My physician account 
Existing users log in to submit a physician certification, revoke a signature, view lists of patients, or update your information
Physician support 
Help with your physician account, answers to FAQs
Tips to help patients experience fast processing times 

​Other resources:

Medical Marijuana Research Grant Program

Marijuana health care provider resources

Evidence-based studies and related dosing information

Statistics and data

Laws and policies