Qualifying Conditions For Marijuana in Florida – All Natural Marijuana Doctors

August 10, 2019 All Natural

What Are Some Of The Qualifying Conditions For Medical Marijuana in Florida

For some time now, the drug cannabis (or marijuana) has been legalized in over thirty states in the United States of America. In some states (about 11 states), the legal use of marijuana can be recreational or medicinal, while in other states, the use of the drug is strictly for medicinal purpose.

Florida is one of the states in the latter category. Since its legalization in 2014 and the voting in of the Amendment 2 bill in 2016 (which allowed marijuana to be legalized for treatment of many other medical conditions as opposed to the former law which stated that marijuana could only be used for those suffering from terminal illnesses and had less than a year to live), marijuana doctors in Florida have been able to prescribe the drug to many people with serious cases and medical conditions.

That being said, not all medical conditions qualify for the prescription of medical marijuana by marijuana doctors in Florida. Also, the person involved (the patient) has to be eligible for this prescription, as stated by the Amendment 2 law before he can be legally allowed to purchase marijuana for medicinal use.

These requirements and conditions are stated below.

Requirements for patient eligibility

  • The patient must be a resident of the state of Florida. This will be verified with a valid Florida ID or other forms of residency like tax and utility bills or your mortgage statement).
  • The patient must have a documentation of the diagnosis of the debilitating medical condition.
  • The patient must have a documentation of a good description of the patient diagnosis. This is to be gotten from the primary health care provider.
  • If the patient is under 18 years of age, he or she must have a parent or guardian around during consultations or appointments with the doctor.
  • If the patient is under 18 years of age, he or she must have met with at least two doctors and both must confirm that the use of medical marijuana is the best way to deal with the situation.
  • The patient must be registered with the Florida Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program under the Compassionate Care Database. There are many medical marijuana doctors in Florida that can help you with this registration.
  • The patient must have tried other treatments which have proved ineffective before seeking a medical marijuana prescription.

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Medical conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Florida

According to Amendment 2, these are the medical conditions that qualify for a medical marijuana prescription:

This article was written for All Natural Marijuana Doctors – Florida Marijuana Doctors. Always remember that in Florida, you cannot take cannabis as a recreational drug, it’s illegal. You must always get a prescription after the aforementioned requirements and qualifications are met, or else you have only yourself to blame if you are charged with illegal possession and use of the said drug.

Contact us or visit our website for more information or to get started on your medical marijuana card in Florida.

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