Helpful Links: Florida Department of Health, Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry, Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use, Patient & Caregiver’s User’s Guide

General

No, at this time Florida law does not permit smoking cannabis. Currently, ingestion methods include vaporizing, oral/edibles, topical, tinctures and oils.

No, Florida does not reciprocate other states’ IDs. If you are a permanent or seasonal Florida resident, you will need to register in the Florida program.

An official note documenting your condition & dated within the last 1 – 3 years will suffice. Office notes are copies of the medical charting from your doctor visits and evaluations. MRIs do not qualify.

Yes, you must have medical records documenting your qualifying condition(s). Our doctor cannot certify a patient or submit a medication recommendation without proper documentation.

No, Florida also allows patients who are seasonal residents. To qualify as a seasonal resident, you must live in Florida at least 31 consecutive days per year.

According to Florida’s Amendment 2, a variety of conditions are eligible for a medical marijuana recommendation, including: AIDS, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s), Cancer, Crohn’s Disease, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, HIV, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Seizures, Severe & Chronic Pain, Any Terminal Condition or any Other Debilitating Condition of Like, Kind, Or Class.

No, someone under 18 may receive an evaluation if accompanied by a legal guardian/representative.

Pricing

No, if you don’t qualify or receive a recommendation, you will receive a full refund of your money.

No, because medicinal marijuana remains illegal on a federal level, insurance companies are prohibited from providing reimbursement for cannabis treatment.

An initial medical evaluation costs $200 if you pay online before your appointment or $225 if you pay at your appointment. This covers the first medical exam, the first 70-day supply recommendation and two (2) 70-day renewals. Follow-up visits cost $175, which includes a 70-day supply recommendation and two (2) 70-day renewals. Payment plans are also available.

Process

You required by the state to visit every after every three refills, which is about every 7 months. You’re welcome to schedule visits earlier as well.

Your first appointment is about 30 minutes or so.

No, you can only receive a recommendation if our doctors feel you have a qualifying condition as defined by Florida law.

Yes, once the doctor completes your exam and confirms that you qualify, (s)he will enter you directly into the state registry, and you’ll receive your Patient ID number.

Please bring in your Florida state driver’s license or ID card verifying that you are a resident of Florida. Medical documentation is required for your visit.