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MMTC is Open During Covid-19

MMTC is Open
During Covid-19

Medical Marijuana has been designated an essential service
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MMTC is Open During COVID-19

MMTC’s Commitment to Maintaining a Safe Environment

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Florida continue to climb, we want our patients to know that we are doing all that we can to ensure the safety of our community.

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Serving our existing and new patients

At this time, all MMTCFL clinics will remain open and operate during normal business hours in an effort to best serve our current and new patients. During this time of global pandemic, it is essential to offer life-changing, alternative medicine such as medical marijuana. COVID-19 has undoubtedly caused unceasing anxiety in many individuals, making the ability to offer new patient appointments a critical service. 

We will continue to offer new-patient assessment appointments to help patients who qualify for medical marijuana get the medication they need. Additionally, we will continue meeting with our current patients as necessary.

How we are taking precautions

We strive to maintain a sanitary environment for both our staff and our patients. Staff members are continuously cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces in our clinic to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses. Out of respect for social distancing, we ask that patients stay at least 6 feet apart in the waiting room, or patients may choose to wait in their vehicles. Please avoid bringing guests into the clinic if possible.

We ask that any patient who is sick or showing symptoms of illness should please stay home out of respect for others. As we do our part to keep our community safe, we ask that you do the same.

Florida Medical Marijuana During Covid-19

Is medical pot essential? Yes, as Florida dispensaries stay open amid pandemic

Tampa Bay Times  /  Samantha J. Gross /  Mar. 24, 2020

“Delivery drivers are also carrying a letter signed by Surgeon General Scott Rivkees that says the business “performs a critical role in providing healthcare delivery services” and authorizes drivers to “travel outside of established curfews during the declared State of Emergency related to COVID-19.”

Coronavirus Crisis Shows Marijuana Is ‘Essential’ And Mainstream

Forbes  /  Tom Angell /  Mar. 23, 2020

“The recognition by our government officials that cannabis is indeed not just here to stay, but an essential part of life for millions of Americans—particularly in the patient community—is a welcome move in the right direction,” [NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri] said. “It is also a move that could not have come at a better moment for those who still require access to maintain quality of life during these trying and troubled times.”

Medical Pot Deemed ‘Essential’ Amid COVID-19 Shutdowns

Law360  /  Sam Reisman  /  Mar. 17, 2020

“In the event nonessential businesses are forced to shut down due to COVID-19, registered organizations in the medical marijuana program will be considered essential and allowed to remain open because they are considered medical providers,” a spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health said Tuesday.”

Medical Marijuana Group Urges Governors To Protect Patient Access Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Marijuana Movement  /  Ben Adlin   /  Mar. 17, 2020

“In its letter to governors, ASA recommends that policymakers take steps now to protect cannabis patients and ensure they have access to medical marijuana in coming months. It lists eight measures to put into place “immediately to ensure that patients do not have disrupted access to their medicine.

Medical Cannabis Patient Advocates Call on Governors to Protect Patients Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

Americans for Safe Access /  Reenal Doshi  /  Mar. 16, 2020

“Yesterday, we sent a letter to governors and directors of state medical cannabis programs asking them to take immediate action to ensure that patients continue to have access to medical cannabis and that the supply chain is not interrupted.

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We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak closely and will keep our patients informed of any major changes.

Medical Marijuana has been deemed an essential medical service in the state of Florida and around the country in this time of COVID-19 distancing. This shows the importance that medical cannabis plays in managing chronic conditions, and our physicians will be here to maintain your wellness.

We will continue to monitor state and federal guidelines, and follow all recommendations to protect our staff and patients.

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