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Old 11-28-2012, 01:31 PM
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HIPAA Suggestion

I was just being silly yesterday and had a thought that won't leave my mind. When doctors prescribe marijuana for medicinal use, they should be able to refuse to share their patients' names when the Feds raid by citing the right to privacy in HIPAA.

We can call it the "HIPAA pot among us" clause.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:36 PM
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:51 PM
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The problem is that when marijuana is prescribed to mentally ill patients, they tend to give it away to their friends, or really anyone they consider "nice". The Feds need to know about this situation, so we would have to add a Sanity Clause.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:52 PM
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I was just being silly yesterday and had a thought that won't leave my mind. When doctors prescribe marijuana for medicinal use, they should be able to refuse to share their patients' names when the Feds raid by citing the right to privacy in HIPAA.

We can call it the "HIPAA pot among us" clause.
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The problem is that when marijuana is prescribed to mentally ill patients, they tend to give it away to their friends, or really anyone they consider "nice". The Feds need to know about this situation, so we would have to add a Sanity Clause.
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:03 PM
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Joe wants to try this, and so does Alice, but does Mary wanna?
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:49 PM
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The problem is that when marijuana is prescribed to mentally ill patients, they tend to give it away to their friends, or really anyone they consider "nice". The Feds need to know about this situation, so we would have to add a Sanity Clause.
You can't fool me...
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:19 PM
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You can't fool me...
There AIN'T no Sanity Clause!
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:47 PM
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Marijuana isn't prescribed, you get a recommendation from your doctor that allows you to get a card so you can buy it. At least in California.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:19 PM
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We can call it the "HIPAA pot among us" clause.
You are my new favorite person.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:37 PM
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Marijuana isn't prescribed, you get a recommendation from your doctor that allows you to get a card so you can buy it. At least in California.
I don't get it...
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:18 PM
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I don't get it...
https://www.marijuanadoctors.com/blo...ats-difference

The OP described it as a prescription, but it is not.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:22 PM
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https://www.marijuanadoctors.com/blo...ats-difference

The OP described it as a prescription, but it is not.
The other posts were jokes. I think he's pretending your serious post was a joke he didn't get.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:28 PM
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The other posts were jokes. I think he's pretending your serious post was a joke he didn't get.
Either way. Jokes are better when they're factually accurate.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:33 PM
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Either way. Jokes are better when they're factually accurate.
True enough!
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:45 AM
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pre·scribe - Recommend (a substance or action) as something beneficial.

So, nothing factually inaccurate here. You even send the doctors recommend it.

Thanks for playing though
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:31 AM
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pre·scribe - Recommend (a substance or action) as something beneficial.

So, nothing factually inaccurate here. You even send the doctors recommend it.

Thanks for playing though
Yes it is inaccurate. It is not legally possible to prescribe Ina medical sense.
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:55 AM
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The problem is that when marijuana is prescribed to mentally ill patients, they tend to give it away to their friends, or really anyone they consider "nice". The Feds need to know about this situation, so we would have to add a Sanity Clause.
It's worse than that. Some anesthesiologists have been found to be trading inhalants for sexual favors from Playboy models. So we have to contend with ether bunnies as well.

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Old 11-29-2012, 12:21 PM
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It's worse than that. Some anesthesiologists have been found to be trading inhalants for sexual favors from Playboy models. So we have to contend with ether bunnies as well.
Bravo!!!
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:23 PM
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There AIN'T no Sanity Clause!
Well, there is, but only in Virginia.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:10 PM
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I'd find something to say against this, but that would be HIPAA-critical.
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:45 AM
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Marijuana isn't prescribed, you get a recommendation from your doctor that allows you to get a card so you can buy it. At least in California.
A card? Wouldn't toke-ens work better?
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:09 AM
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I think this is a classic “grass is always greener” scenario. If the HipAA Pot Among Us clause were activated a lot of citizens would get their noses out of joint. If I may be blunt, we would have to weed out these dopes (and all their buds) from society.

It’s a chronic problem.

mmm
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:53 PM
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A card? Wouldn't toke-ens work better?
And because of the well-known munchies, food chains would want to get in on the action. Hence, Subway tokens, too.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:19 PM
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Marijuana comes in lollypop form too nowadays. One way or another we'll get this problem licked.
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:17 AM
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I don't think it's common knowledge, but apparently if you have a friend with medical marijuana, and you create a wordless tune while they are smoking, they basically have to let you smoke the rest of it. I just saw an article about it: "Lore in Back Hall: Hum, Free Bogart".
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:28 AM
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I don't think it's common knowledge, but apparently if you have a friend with medical marijuana, and you create a wordless tune while they are smoking, they basically have to let you smoke the rest of it. I just saw an article about it: "Lore in Back Hall: Hum, Free Bogart".
Why do I feel the urge to put you in a Big Sleep?


mmm
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:35 PM
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Why do I feel the urge to put you in a Big Sleep?
A hit? That would be such a drag.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:06 AM
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I suppose they could issue the same card to two people: joint custody.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:26 PM
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And the Health Care Reimbursement Fund through your employer which will fund the MM: your joint account.
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What do Wheel of Fortune and pot dealers have in common? They both charge $250 for an "O".

Did you hear about the man who walked into a bank with a bag of weed? He wanted to open a joint account.

The other day I was smoking a joint, which I accidentally dropped and set the couch on fire. Quickly I phoned up the fire department, and the fireman asked, "How do we get there?" I answered: "DUH, in a big red truck!"

A stoner decides to go ice fishing. He gathers the necessary equipment and goes to the nearest frozen ice. About 20 feet out he cuts a hole in the ice. Suddenly a voice booms out: "THERE'S NO FISH THERE!"
The stoner shrugs, walks another 20 feet and starts to cut another hole in the ice. "THERE'S NO FISH THERE, EITHER!" booms the voice.
The stoner, confused, says: "Is that you, God?"
The booming voice says: "NO. I OWN THE FUCKING ICE RINK!"
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Old 01-31-2017, 07:00 AM
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So, has the OP's problem been hashed out?
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Old 01-31-2017, 03:29 PM
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A bipartisan bill legalizing medical marijuana for use in alleviating symptoms of arthritis would be joint support for joint support for joint support!.
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Old 01-31-2017, 05:04 PM
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Will my card allotment pass to my spouse when I die? IOW, joint survivorship?

Will a synthetic marijuana cigarette show up on an x-ray? Some artificial joints do.

What if I'm sold a defective spiff? Do they offer joint replacement?
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