How to Obtain your Medical Marijuana Card
The ballot was created to ensure safe access and availability of medical cannabis to qualifying patients with debilitating conditions. Florida is the first state in the south to adopt proactive measures towards cannabis.
Under the new legislation, those with debilitating medical ailments determined by a licensed state physician will be allowed to use marijuana for medicinal purposes. Additionally, caregivers will be allowed to register with The Department of Health and assist qualifying patients with their medical use of marijuana. Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers are currently open to qualified medical patients and caregivers.
People seeking to be able to purchase medical marijuana in the state of Florida must qualify with a debilitating medical condition. Conditions accepted are listed as follows:
- Crohn’s Disease
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to the others listed.
- A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification.
- Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition.