DHSS launches investigation into fraudulent medical marijuana certifications | Health

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JEFFERSON CITY — Based on findings during a recent and ongoing investigation, the Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation within the Department of Health and Senior Services has determined that patient licenses have been issued to applicants who submitted physician certification forms with an unauthorized physician signature, a press release states.

At this time, there is no evidence to indicate the affected patients were aware the physician listed was not the physician who met with them. However, the physician certification for these patients was not valid.

Patients impacted by this fraudulent activity will be notified and they will be allowed 30 days to submit a valid certification…

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