A grower can be a non-registered or voluntary registered patient, a primary caregiver, or a registered dispensary designated as an option by a qualifying registered patient to grow or cultivate marijuana for medical use. A grower can grow up to six marijuana plants per patient. A grower who is to cultivate marijuana under the law may possess an allowable use of marijuana and an incidental amount of marijuana for each registered qualifying patient that is served. When calculating the usable amount of medicinal marijuana, the incidental amount of marijuana will not be included. A grower may receive reasonable pay for assisting with the cultivation of medicinal marijuana for a qualifying patient.
- Must be at least 21 years of age or above.
- Have no background of any drug felony conviction.
- Must submit an application form approved by the department or DHHS and pay the required application fee.
- Must grow in an enclosed or locked facility.
- Residency must be more than 500 feet from a public or private school.