Non-Diversion to Youth and Non-Members
Policies and Practices to insure compliance with governing laws.
- Full camera surveillance surrounding premises with monitoring security personnel.
- Shall not provide marijuana to any individual in an amount not consistent with personal use.
- No one under 18 years of age shall be permitted to enter establishment, unless such person is a qualified patient and is accompanied by his or her Primary Caregiver, licensed Attending Physician, parent(s) or documented legal guardian.
- Zero tolerance policies with members regarding rules and regulations.
- Verbal and written notification to members of policies, including loitering, diversion, and law.
Data demonstrates medical marijuana legalization does not lead to increases in teen use.
- 07/2014 – Legalization of MMJ is Not accompanied by increases in marijuana use among high school students:
- Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use, CATO Institute & National Bureau of Economic Research: http://depts.washington.edu/phenom/docs/Anderson_Hansen_Rees_2012.pdf
- 04/2014 – Brown University’s Alpert Medical School study did not find increases in adolescent marijuana use related to legalization of medical marijuana.
- The Impact of State Medical Marijuana Legislation on Adolescent Marijuana Use: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.02.018
- 12/2014 – Federally Funded University of Michigan study finds fewer US teens using marijuana in legalization era.
- 06/2012 – US Department of Health and Human Services finds current marijuana use drops amongst teens
- Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs: http://www.drugabuse.gov/trends-statistics/monitoring-future/monitoring-future-study-trends-in-prevalence-various-drugs