Board bans video exams for medical marijuana
HELENA (AP) — The Montana Board of Medical Examiners says Internet-based video examinations for people seeking approval to use medical marijuana don't meet the board's standards.
The board on Friday said medical doctors must conduct hands-on physical examinations before signing off on someone receiving medical marijuana.
"Initiating a new treatment for a chronic condition requires a physical examination, period," Dr. Dean Center, a board member based in Bozeman, told the Independent Record.
Medical marijuana providers in the state have been connecting doctors with those seeking medical...