How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Florida

Steps to get a Florida Medical Marijuana Card

  • Take our eligibility survey to see if you qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida

  • If you believe you qualify, schedule an appointment with one of our many qualified Florida medical marijuana Doctors

  •  Gather your medical records before the appointment, ideally with a previous diagnosis of a qualifying Florida medical marijuana condition (in future, this would link to the overview condition page).

  •  Go to your medical marijuana doctor appointment at scheduled time and location

  •   If your marijuana physician gives you a recommendation, you must complete and submit an application with the State of Florida, as well as paying the $75 application fee.

  •   The state typically takes 2-4 weeks to process the application, and upon processing, you will be sent an email from the State of Florida.

    Applicants may apply online or mail the application, along with a $75 check or money order, to:

Office of Medical Marijuana Use

PO Box 31313

Tampa, FL 33631-3313

  • Take our eligibility survey to see if you qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida

  • If you believe you qualify, schedule an appointment with one of our many qualified Florida medical marijuana Doctors

  •  Gather your medical records before the appointment, ideally with a previous diagnosis of a qualifying Florida medical marijuana condition (in future, this would link to the overview condition page).

  •  Go to your medical marijuana doctor appointment at scheduled time and location

  •   If your marijuana physician gives you a recommendation, you must complete and submit an application with the State of Florida, as well as paying the $75 application fee.

  •   The state typically takes 2-4 weeks to process the application, and upon processing, you will be sent an email from the State of Florida.

    Applicants may apply online or mail the application, along with a $75 check or money order, to:

Office of Medical Marijuana Use

PO Box 31313

Tampa, FL 33631-3313

 

Medical Marijuana Doctor near me

MMTC FL is committed to providing compassionate care throughout the state of Florida. If you are looking for a Florida medical marijuana doctor, visit our locations page to find the physician closest to you!

 

 Florida Medical Marijuana Card FAQ

 

How much does a Florida Medical Marijuana card cost?

 

Each patient (and designated caregiver) must possess a Registry ID Card in order to have access to dispensary products. The Registry ID Card $75 dollars and must be paid annually to the state Office of Medical Marijuana Use.

 

 

What conditions qualify for medical marijuana in Florida?

There are many conditions that qualify under Amendment 2 in Florida, including : Arthritis, Back Pain, Multiple Sclerosis‎, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and Scoliosis. For more on conditions and to see if you qualify, please take our survey: Take Survey Here

 

How do I renew my medical marijuana card?

To maintain an active Medical Marijuana 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. The application can be found at KnowTheFactsMMJ

 

 

How often do I need to see my marijuana doctor?

Florida law requires that every patient be evaluated and recertified within the registry by their provider every 210 days (7 months). At MMTC, your follow-up visit will be once every 6 months to prevent a lapse in treatment.

 

 

If my application is approved, where can I buy medical marijuana in Florida?

There are many state-recognized dispensing organizations across Florida, including Trulieve, Fluent, Curaleaf, Liberty Health Sciences, Altmed, GrowHealthy, and VidaCann. For a full list of licensed dispensaries across Florida, visit KnowTheFactsMMJ. 

 

 

Can I grow my own marijuana in Florida?

No. Florida law only allows licensed dispensing organizations to grow, process and dispense marijuana. It is important to remember that marijuana is still illegal under federal law. While the case of Joe Redner may have made headlines, please note that this is the exception, not the rule: Article 1

Article 2

 

 

 Can I travel with my medical marijuana from Florida?

Under Federal law, medical marijuana is still illegal. If traveling across state lines, be familiar with those laws first. Some states are beginning to offer reciprocity

 

 

Where can I use my medical marijuana in Florida?

Patients can use their medical marijuana in their private residences. Remember that marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Your employer may not allow the use of your medication while at your place of employment. Marijuana is not allowed in public places.

Medical Marijuana
Awareness Webinars

The need for reliable, expert medical marijuana education doesn’t stop just because we can’t gather in person. That’s why we are continuing our efforts to provide online medical marijuana education!

We’re joined by industry experts as we broadcast live each week so you can learn from the comfort and safety of your home. Attendees will be able to ask questions, hear from guest experts on each topic, and rewatch previous broadcasts on our new YouTube channel!

MMAS events will continue to be absolutely FREE, and new topics will be announced regularly both here at MarijuanaAware.com and on our social media, including Facebook and Twitter.

Chronic pain webinars

Click a section below to see the presentation slides, video recording, and additional resources for each webinar.

May 14, 2020  •  Chronic Pain & Medical Marijuana

Alyssa Quintana
Creator of Cannachats, MMTCFL

August 20, 2020  •  Chronic Pain & Medical Marijuana

Kate Palazzolo
Regional Sales Manager, MÜV by AltMed

September 30, 2020  •  Pain Management

Dr. Bruce Rubinowicz
Medical Marijuana Doctor, Maxxam CBD

Medical Marijuana Doctor near me

MMTC FL is committed to providing compassionate care throughout the state of Florida. If you are looking for a Florida medical marijuana doctor, visit our locations page to find the physician closest to you!

 Florida Medical Marijuana Card FAQ

How much does a Florida Medical Marijuana card cost?

Each patient (and designated caregiver) must possess a Registry ID Card in order to have access to dispensary products. The Registry ID Card $75 dollars and must be paid annually to the state Office of Medical Marijuana Use.

What conditions qualify for medical marijuana in Florida?

There are many conditions that qualify under Amendment 2 in Florida, including : Arthritis, Back Pain, Multiple Sclerosis‎, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and Scoliosis. For more on conditions and to see if you qualify, please take our survey: www.mmtcfl.com/survey/

How do I renew my medical marijuana card?

To maintain an active Medical Marijuana 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. The application can be found at KnowTheFactsMMJ.com/patients/cards

How often do I need to see my marijuana doctor?

Florida law requires that every patient be evaluated and recertified within the registry by their provider every 210 days (7 months). At MMTC, your follow-up visit will be once every 6 months to prevent a lapse in treatment.

If my application is approved, where can I buy medical marijuana in Florida?

There are many state-recognized dispensing organizations across Florida, including Trulieve, Fluent, Curaleaf, Liberty Health Sciences, Altmed, GrowHealthy, and VidaCann. For a full list of licensed dispensaries across Florida, visit https://knowthefactsmmj.com/mmtc/

Can I grow my own marijuana in Florida?

No. Florida law only allows licensed dispensing organizations to grow, process and dispense marijuana. It is important to remember that marijuana is still illegal under federal law. While the case of Joe Redner may have made headlines, please note that this is the exception, not the rule: https://floridapolitics.com/archives/299786-joe-redner-supreme-court-2

https://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/tampa-businessman-joe-redner-plans-appeal-marijuana-juicing-ruling

Can I travel with my medical marijuana from Florida?

Under Federal law, medical marijuana is still illegal. If traveling across state lines, be familiar with those laws first. Some states are beginning to offer reciprocity

Where can I use my medical marijuana in Florida?

Patients can use their medical marijuana in their private residences. Remember that marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Your employer may not allow the use of your medication while at your place of employment. Marijuana is not allowed in public places.