The Caregiver must be over 21 and must: (i) agree in writing to assist the Qualified Patient’s medical use of marijuana; (ii) be registered in the medical marijuana use registry as a Caregiver; (iii) must successfully complete a Caregiver certification course; and (iv) pass a background screening.

The Caregiver may not be: (i) a qualified physician; (ii) employed or have a monetary interest in a medical marijuana treatment center; and (iii) may not receive compensation for providing this service to a Qualified Patient except for actual expenses.[1]

[1] Florida Constitution Article X, Section 29 (b) (7); § 381.986(6), Fla. Stat