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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Medicine [2000 - 2525.5]

  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1313, Sec. 2. )
  

ARTICLE 25. Recommending Medical Cannabis [2525 - 2525.5]
  ( Article 25 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 719, Sec. 5. )

  
2525.2.  

An individual who possesses a license in good standing to practice medicine or osteopathy issued by the Medical Board of California, the California Board of Podiatric Medicine, or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California shall not recommend medical cannabis to a patient, unless that person is the patient’s attending physician, as defined by subdivision (a) of Section 11362.7 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 775, Sec. 96. (SB 798) Effective January 1, 2018.)