How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card in FL?

Florida – Medical cards in FL for MMJ are state issued identification card that enables a patient that have a doctor recommend the purchase of THC & CBD Medicines from a registered dispensary, or MMTC, for medicinal use in the Great State of Florida. Below answers How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card in the state. As a resident of the state, the process on how to get a medical marijuana card in Florida is as follows:

Patients May Be Entered Into The Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry If:

  • The Patient is diagnosed with an approved qualifying medical condition by a doctor or physician that is certified in Florida to determine if medical marijuana is an appropriate treatment.
  • Patients and/or their Caregivers will then be entered into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry by their Certified Marijuana Doctor.
  • When you have been entered into the Registry, your physician will provide you with your Patient Identification Number. You will need this to apply for your required Registry ID Card.

How Much Does a Florida Medical Card Cost?

  • $75 – The Department accepts applications from patients and legal representatives. Patients must be entered into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry by a qualified physician to receive a card. Applications may be submitted online through the Medical Marijuana Use Registry, or mailed to the Office of Medical Marijuana Use.

How often do I have to see my Doctor?

  • Your recommending Doctor can write an order for 70 days of cannabis with 3 refills. Many Doctors will refill without an in person visit. Once the 3 refills have been completed (210 days) you will need an in office visit with your Doctor for another renewal.

Florida Cannabis Card Q&A [2018]

How Long Is a FL Marijuana Card Good For?

  • 1 Year

My Florida Medical Marijuana Card has Expired. How to get a Renewal?

  • To maintain an active Medical Maijuana Use Registry identification card, a patient and/or legal representative must annually submit a renewal application, along with the application fee and any required accompanying documents to the department forty-five (45) days prior to the card expiration date.

Once I have my Florida MMJ card, where can I buy marijuana?

  • Once your application is approved and you receive your legal marijuana card, you or a legal representative of you will be able to buy cannabis products from a licensed medical marijuana treatment center (MMTC) in the state of Florida.

When I have my FL Medical Card, can I grow my own cannabis plants?

  • No. Florida law only allows the licensed dispensing organizations to grow, process and dispense marijuana. The department will refer any business or individual suspected of violating state law to local law enforcement for investigation. It is important to remember marijuana is illegal under federal law.

What do I need to do if I change my address or other information changes?

  • Requests to replace a lost or stolen card will require the cardholder to submit a Change, Replacement or Surrender Request Form, along with a copy of his or her Florida driver’s license or identification card and a $15 replacement fee.

How can I find a marijuana doctor near me in FL?

How much does a recommending medical marijuana doctor in Florida cost?

  • ***The Average Cost to visit a Certified Prescribing Doctor is $175-$250 for the initial visit and $100-$150 for the follow up visit. Please understand these costs prior to filling out the patient registration as a doctor may be contacting you shortly.***

Get Certified for Medical Cannabis In Florida:

For potential Florida medical marijuana patients we are now offering the service that makes it easy to connect with a certified recommending doctor. If you have a qualifying condition please fill out the MMJ patient registration form and we will have a physician or clinic representative contact you as available. Legal Florida Residents Only.

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Qualifying For Medical Marijuana in Florida

Florida Debilitating Conditions List

Conditions Required to Receive Medical Marijuana in FL:

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those above
  • 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.

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