Collective is a Non-Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation operating under California Code Section 5110, Et seq., Facilitates the association of qualified medical patients for the purpose of collectively cultivating medical cannabis for its members, pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 11362.765 and 11362.775. The Collective is dedicated to proving our members with the highest level, quality service pursuant to the Compensation ate Use Act and Medical Marijuana Program Act and the Attorney General’s Guidelines for the Security of Non-Diversion of Marijuana Grown for Medial Use: to protect the safety and further the health and wellness of members; and to continue to create a member-run, community-based, alternative healing and wellness organization.
Article1. I am a qualified patient entitled to the protection of California Health and Safety Code section 11362.5, et esq., because my physician has recommended/approved my use of cannabis for medical purposes.
Article 2. My physician has determined that I suffer from a serious medical condition for which medical cannabis provides relief and has provided a written recommendation that verifies this fact. As a condition current California Drivers License or other recognized form of state issued identification. I understand that Collective will keep a copy of these documents on file and will independently verify with my physician my medical recommendation that forms the basis of my rights to be considered a qualified patient under California law.
Article 3. In order o acquire the medicine my physician recommends, and in accordance with Health and Safety Code section 11362.5, et seq., I hereby seek membership in the Collective and understand that in order to be a member of the Collective, and to maintain my membership in the Collective, I must agree to, and follow all terms and conditions set forth in this agreement.
Article 5. I understand that as a member of the Collective, I must contribute finances, labor and/or resources in exchanges for membership. Such contribution is necessary to conduct the day-to-day operations of the Collective for the mutual benefit of its members, but is not limited to, the cultivation and acquisition of medical marijuana.
Article 6. I have been informed and agree that a condition of membership in the Collective requires me to volunteer one hour every month in order to contribute to the day-to-day operations of the Collective, provide alternative health and healing services to fellow members of the Collective, and to contribute to the overall wellbeing of the community at large. In lieu of volunteering, I understand that I can opt to make a monetary contribution to a fund earmarked for the benefit of all members. Determinations as to how said monies shall be allocated will be made pursuant to members vote at the annual member meeting. I have been informed and understand that if I fail to contribute every month, my membership in the Collective will be immediately revoked. If I am unable to participate as a result of my health, physical or financial condition(s), I will provide the Collective a written request for exemption from the volunteer requirement and the Collective shall provide a written response.
Article 7. I have been informed and understand that there will be an annual meeting of all members of the Collective for purposes of voting as to the operation of the Collective and that I will be advised of the annual member Meeting by U.S. Mail, email and/or published notice posted at the Collective not less that ten (10) nor more than ninety (90) days before the date of the meeting, I understand that my attendance is vary important in order to help make decisions necessary to the day-to-day operations of the Collective for the benefit of all members.
Article 8. I have been informed and understand that the Collective will make available to me upon reasonable request the completed Bylaws of the Collective, as well as record verifying the reimbursement necessary to compensate patient-members’ out of pocket expenses, time spent, and any and all operation cannabis on behalf of the Collective. Execution of this Membership Agreement by its subscribers authorizes the admission as a member of the Collective pursuant to the terms of the Collective’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws with all rights, duties, obligation and benefits pertaining thereto.
Article 9. I agree to assign agency right to the Collective for the limited purpose of obtaining legally cultivated medial cannabis and for the purposes, transport, and cultivate medical cannabis on my and other members’ behalf, and limited authority is granted to the Collective for this purpose.
Article 10. I agree and understand that all medicine obtained is for medical use only and my not be diverted for non-medical use of for use by non-member of the Collective. I understand that it is a violation of this agreement and of California law to sell or divert my medicine in any way and for any reason to any other person and a violation of this section will result in immediate revocation of my membership in the Collective. Also, to prevent diversion of marijuana to non-members, I understand that the Collective limits distribution of medicine to each member to no more that (2) ounces per week.
Article 11. I understand that as a member, I can posses an amount of cannabis consistent with my medical needs. I understand that the Collective may require verification of my medical needs by way of specific Physician recommendation or through any means deemed acceptable to the Collective.
Article 12. I understand that my medical cannabis recommendation may be disclosed pursuant to any required audits by any Government agency for purposes of verifying the Collective’s compliance with the Compassionate Use Act., The Medical Marijuana Program Act, the Attorney General Guidelines, or any local ordinance. I understand that the Collective my maintain records of my medical use in order to demonstrate compliance with the Collective’s compliance with the Compassionate Use Act, the Medical Marijuana Program Act, the Attorney General Guidelines, or any local ordinance, and further that the Collective will take all legal steps necessary to keep such record private and confidential, subject to the need of the Collective to use such records to defend itself and establish that the conduct of the Collective and its members did not violate the law.
Article 13. As a member of the Collective, I recognize that there are risks inherent in the use of medical cannabis. All medical cannabis is obtained from members of the Collective at various locations not necessarily under the Collective’s direct supervision. While the Collective takes every reasonable precaution to assure the quality, purity and effectiveness of the medical cannabis. I understand that the Collective is not responsible for the safety, effect or efficacy of the medical cannabis I may obtain from the Collective when used by itself or with other medicine.
I have read and understand the above requirements and agree to follow these guidelines. I acknowledge that I have read, understand and received a copy of the Membership Rules. Additionally, I hereby authorize the release of my medical information concerning my diagnosis, condition or prognosis to the Collective and its authorized representative for purposes of verifying the validity of my medical recommendation and the valid operation of the Collective pursuant to the Compensation Use Act and Medical Marijuana Program Act.