Florida Medical Cannabis Program Details for Patients
Florida Medical Marijuana Program: Contact Details
Florida Department of Health
Medical Marijuana Program
* Address details coming soon
Note from State, on sources for medical marijuana
The Florida Department of Health has 6 months to establish program regulations, and determine a possession limit. It has 9 months from the passage of law, to start issuing Florida medical marijuana identification cards. A valid recommendation certification from a physician will serve the purpose of acting as a qualifying patient I.D. card, until such time as the Department is ready to starting issuing cards.
Florida Medical Marijuana Program: Information
The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Amendment 2, was approved by voters on November 08, 2016, effectively legalizing the use of medical marijuana by qualified patients with a physician’s recommendation.
* Please note: It will take the Department of Health several months to implement the state’s medical marijuana program, however, patients may now begin the process of becoming a Florida medical marijuana patient, by establishing a bonafide relationship with a marijuana doctor to allow the patient early access to the medicine, once it becomes available. MarijuanaDoctors.com will keep you updated as to the program’s progress.
Florida Medical Marijuana Program: Qualifying Conditions
Patients in Florida diagnosed with one of the following “debilitating medical conditions”, are afforded legal protection under Amendment 2, as per the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative:
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
chronic nonmalignant pain
a terminal condition
or any other ailment/condition of similar severity/symptoms, as determined by a physician’s opinion that the medical use of marijuana would outweigh any potential health risks
Florida Medical Marijuana Program: Possession and Cultivation Regulations
* Details coming soon — Possession and cultivation regulations will be defined once the Department of Health has fully implemented the Florida Medical Marijuana Program.
Florida Medical Marijuana Program: Telemedicine
Provided that a medical marijuana telemedicine doctor first establishes a bonafide relationship with a patient in-person, patients living in Florida, may choose to see a marijuana doctor online instead of in-person, using the telemedicine portal.
Florida Low-THC Medical Cannabis Program: Contact Details
Office of Compassionate Use
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06,
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Email: [email protected]
Website: Florida Health Office of Compassionate Use
Florida Low-THC Medical Cannabis Program: Information
Senate Bill 1030, “The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014” — signed on June 16, 2014 — allows for the use of low-THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), by patients diagnosed with a terminally debilitating medical condition. The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, provide a regulatory framework for low-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and medical cannabis, in Florida.
Florida Low-THC Medical Cannabis Program: Qualifying Conditions
Patients in Florida diagnosed with one of the following severe, debilitating, and terminal medical conditions, are afforded legal protection under the Florida Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, as per Senate Bill 1030:
• Cancer, or any other physical condition that produces chronic symptoms of severe seizures and muscle spasms; OR
• Symptoms of cancer, or any other physical condition that produces chronic symptoms of severe seizures and muscle spasms
Florida Low-THC Medical Cannabis Program: Possession and Cultivation Regulations
Senate Bill 1030 — The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 — has legal provisions for a total of six official state-licensed low-THC medical cannabis dispensing organizations, to be situated throughout the state. These organizations are responsible for cultivating, processing, and dispensing low-THC medical marijuana, to qualified patients.