A. It is an act of unprofessional conduct for a health professional who is licensed pursuant to chapter 13, 14, 17 or 29 of this title to recommend medical marijuana pursuant to title 36, chapter 28.1 for other than a debilitating medical condition as defined in section 36-2801.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 32-3215

  • Health professional: means a person who is certified or licensed pursuant to chapter 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 15. See Arizona Laws 32-3201

B. The Arizona medical board, the Arizona board of osteopathic examiners in medicine and surgery, the naturopathic physicians medical board and the board of homeopathic and integrated medicine examiners shall each submit an annual report on or before November 15 to the governor, the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives and the director of the department of health services that includes at least the following information:

1. The number of notifications received from the department of health services and from the public of suspected unprofessional conduct that relate to medical marijuana recommendations issued pursuant to title 36, chapter 28.1.

2. The number of investigations conducted as a result of information received pursuant to paragraph 1 and the outcome of those investigations.

C. Annual reports filed pursuant to subsection B of this section shall not include identifying information about a physician.