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NCSBN Nursing Guidelines for Medical Marijuana and Implications for Nurses Practicing in Minnesota Providing Care for Clients Using Medical Cannabis


The Minnesota Medical Cannabis Act (Minnesota Statutes §152.21-152.37) allows individuals with a qualifying medical condition to enroll in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Registry and become eligible to receive smoke-free medical cannabis products. The Minnesota Board of Nursing recognizes that nurses may be involved in the care of clients who are receiving medical cannabis products. As always, nurses are expected to follow the prevailing standards of practice and the Nurse Practice Act (Minnesota Statutes § 148.171-148.285). 

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