I am a qualified patient with a valid doctor's recommendation for the therapeutic use of cannabis. As a qualified patient, I am associating with other qualified patients, primary caregivers, and/or state ID cardholders of Emerald Pharms, A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation, within the State of California in order to collectively or cooperatively cultivate marijuana for medical purposes.
Pursuant to Health and Safety Code § 11362.775 it is my belief and expectation that by virtue of the Association with other patients, primary caregivers, and/or state ID cardholders, for the purposes described above, I shall not be subjected to state criminal sanctions under Health and Safety Section 11357, 11358, 11359, 11360, 11366, 11366.5, or 11570.
As a patient member of the aforementioned Association, I will ensure that my conduct complies with the California Attorney General's Guidelines for the Security and Non-Diversion of Marijuana Grown for Medical Use (2008), the Department of Justice's Memorandum for All United States Attorneys regarding Marijuana Enforecement (2013 Memo Outlining 8 Federal Enforcement Prioirities); and the Memorandum for All United States Attorneys regarding Marijuana Related Financial Crimes (2014). My expectation is that other members of the Association will also comply with these regulations.
As a member of this Association, I authorize other members of this Association to possess, cultivate, process, transport and distribute medical cannabis for my medical needs. As a member of this Association, I am authorised to possess, cultivate, process, transport and distribute medical cannabis for my medical needs.
Any monetary transaction between Association members shall only be for amounts reasonably calculated to cover overhead costs and operating expenses. I further agree not to divert the Association's cannabis to non-members.
I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct excpet as to matters stated under the information and belief, which I believe to be true.