34-20G-45.[Effective July 1, 2021] Secure phone or web-based verification system.

Within one hundred twenty days of July 1, 2021, the department shall establish a secure phone or web-based verification system. The verification system shall allow law enforcement personnel and medical cannabis establishments to enter a registry identification number and determine whether the number corresponds with a current, valid registry identification card. The system may disclose only:

(1)    Whether the identification card is valid;

(2)    The name of the cardholder;

(3)    Whether the cardholder is a qualifying patient or a designated caregiver;

(4)    Whether the cardholder is permitted to cultivate cannabis plants;

(5)    The registry identification number of any affiliated registered qualifying patient; and

(6)    The registry identification of the qualifying patient's dispensary or dispensaries, if any.

Source: Initiated Measure No. 26, approved Nov. 3, 2020, eff. Jul. 1, 2021.