Florida Qualifying Conditions List
Complete Qualifying Debilitating Conditions List For Florida Marijuana
Florida – How to qualify for medical marijuana in FL under Amendment 2 in 2018? You must have one of the following listed Debilitating Medical Conditions or another debilitating condition of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated, and for which a certified physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient.
Official Debilitating Conditions List in Florida:
- Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
- Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Crohn’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification.
- Chronic nonmalignant pain.
Additional Debilitating Conditions in Florida:
These additional debilitating conditions have qualified patients for MMJ in Florida. Amendment 2 allows certified physicians who believe that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient diagnosed with an additional condition not on the official debilitating conditions list in FL to be recommended a Florida Medical Marijuana card.
- Back Pain
- Cachexia ( Wasting Syndrome)
- Cyclical Vomiting
- Hepatitis C
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( with chronic abdominal pain)
- Lyme Disease
- Muscle Spasms
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Severe & Chronic Pain
- Severe Nausea
- Sickle Cell Anemia
- Any Terminal Condition
- Other Debilitating Condition of Like, Kind or Class
How To Get Medical Marijuana In Florida
Are you a Florida resident suffering from any of these conditions and would like to discuss the issue with a Florida certified doctor. Simply fill out the MMJ patient registration form below, hit submit, and a physician or clinic representative will contact you to get started. A recommendation from your primary care provider is not required to make an appointment.
***The fee to be certified from a recommending doctor is roughly $250 and is usually a cash only option that not covered by your health care plan.****
Florida Marijuana Patients:
Florida MMJ Patients will need to get a physician certification from a recommending doctor.
“Physician certification” means a written document signed by a physician, stating that in the physician’s professional opinion, the patient suffers from a debilitating medical condition, that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for the patient, and for how long the physician recommends the medical use of marijuana for the patient.
A physician certification may only be provided after the physician has conducted a physical examination and a full assessment of the medical history of the patient. In order for a physician certification to be issued to a minor, a parent or legal guardian of the minor must consent in writing.