How To Get A Florida Medical Marijuana Card
If you are wondering how to get a Florida Medical Marijuana Card you have come to the right place! Dr. Green Relief has successfully assisted thousands of patients just like you obtain their medical marijuana card throughout many states including Florida, Nevada, and California. Our cannabis-friendly doctors understand the many benefits of medical marijuana. Before we start breaking down the process of how to get a medical marijuana card in Florida, it is important to understand that every state cannabis program is unique and that there are no two states that are the same. The first step to getting a Florida Medical Marijuana Card is to schedule your appointment with one of our qualified Marijuana Doctors to receive your initial doctor’s certification. After you have been certified for the use of medical cannabis we will assist you to enroll in the Florida Medical Marijuana Card registry program to obtain your State issued medical card. Once that is complete you will be able to legally purchase, possess and consume medical marijuana. Your visit is 100% risk-free with our money-back guarantee!
Common Qualifying Conditions
*Any Other Condition Approved By The Doctor May Also Qualify
There are many conditions that can qualify you for a Florida Medical Marijuana Card. Dr. Green Relief assists patients suffering from a wide variety of conditions that include but are not limited to the following:
- Chronic Pain
- Crohn’s disease
- Muscle spasms
- Multiple sclerosis
Note: Any medical condition that is not listed but is believed to benefit from the use of cannabis may be used to qualify you for the Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program. Keep in mind that your Florida Cannabis Card Certification is issued at the doctor’s discretion and is based on his professional medical expertise. Schedule your appointment today with confidence, our cannabis friendly doctors offer a 100% money-back guarantee! If you don’t qualify, you don’t pay.
No. Unfortunately, you do not immediately qualify for a Florida Cannabis Card just because you have a qualifying condition. You must have a licensed Florida Marijuana Doctor certify you for the program.
Once one of our Florida Marijuana Doctors certify you for the use of medical cannabis, you will be exempt from state-level prosecution for the use and possession of cannabis in accordance with the applicable state laws. Being a Florida Medical Marijuana Card holder will allow you to purchase cannabis products from licensed dispensaries throughout the State.
After being certified for the Florida Cannabis Program and obtaining your Florida Cannabis ID Card you may purchase medical marijuana products from any licensed Florida Dispensary.
No. To buy marijuana in Florida, you must have a valid Florida Medical Marijuana Card and current doctor’s certification. Our Florida Marijuana Doctors certify patients for many conditions!
No. Marijuana is federally illegal, there is not a doctor that can “prescribe” you medical marijuana. You wouldn’t be able to fill a prescription for marijuana at any Florida pharmacies such as CVS or Walgreens because they don’t carry cannabis products. Instead, you receive a recommendation for the use of Marijuana by a certified Florida Marijuana Doctor and obtain your medical marijuana at a licensed dispensary In Florida.
To participate in the Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program you must receive a doctor’s certification indicating that you suffer from a medical condition that would benefit from the use of cannabis. Our qualified Florida Marijuana Doctors provide patients the essential certification needed to obtain their Florida Marijuana Card.
No. To be a licensed Florida Marijuana Doctor, you must complete the required coursework, and become certified by the State of Florida. There is a very limited amount of qualified cannabis doctors throughout the State of Florida.
Although your Florida Cannabis Identification Card is good for (1) year, the law requires your doctor’s certification to be renewed within (7) months of your initial visit. Dr. Green Relief Florida Marijuana Doctors offer the lowest price MMJ card certifications and renewals in the State.
Our team of Florida Cannabis Doctors recommends renewing your doctor’s certification at least 45 days before it expires. Having a valid doctor’s certification and State issued Florida Medical Marijuana Card is required to legally purchase, possess, and consume cannabis. Avoid having your certification lapse and stay protected!
Your Florida Medical Marijuana Card Is good for (1) year from the date of issuance from the Florida Department of Health.
No. The Florida Medical Marijuana Identification card is not optional. All patients must obtain their identification card before being able to purchase medical marijuana at a Florida Dispensary.
Yes. The Florida Department of Health charges $75 annually to issue your Florida Medical Marijuana ID card.
Once you are certified by a Dr. Green Relief Marijuana Doctors you will be able to fulfill a cannabis order at a Florida dispensary only after you obtain your Florida State Issued Cannabis Identification Card. It is a requirement for purchasing any cannabis products.
No need to worry. Contact the Florida Health Division and inform them of the situation and they will advise you on how to obtain another cannabis ID card.
Just give us a call! Dr. Green Relief assists patients with Florida Medical Marijuana Card renewals and new patient certifications. We have the lowest prices throughout the entire State of Florida.
Dr. Green Relief recommends renewing your Florida Medical Marijuana Card at least 60 days prior to expiration to prevent lapse.
You will need to update the Florida Health Division if you change your address, lose your card or no longer want your card.
The Florida Medical Marijuana Card Registry is a confidential State program. The registry is not available for discovery by the general public, including employers. Law enforcement agencies, dispensaries, and your designated physician will have access to verify your status as a card holding patient.
After being certified for the use of cannabis by one of our Florida Marijuana Doctors you will need to apply to the Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program by providing the following documents:
- Proof of Florida Residency
- Doctor’s Certification For Cannabis Use
- Completed Florida Compassionate Use Program Application
- Passport Photo
Don’t worry! Dr. Green Relief Marijuana Doctors will assist you each step of the way to ensure a smooth and simple process.
There is an annual state fee of ($75) for the issuance of your Florida Medical Marijuana ID Card. Our Florida Cannabis Doctors offer the lowest priced MMJ evaluations in the State.
Incomplete applications or applications missing processing fees will be denied until they are completed. The Florida Department of Health makes no assessment related to the doctor’s certification. If you need application assistance, our Florida Marijuana Doctors will gladly guide you and answer any questions you may have.
Absolutely. Denials are very uncommon. Our team of Florida Marijuana Doctors will gladly review your application for completeness before submitting it to the Florida Department of Health for processing.
According to the law, minors may apply for a Florida Medical Marijuana Card at the discretion of a Florida Marijuana Doctor. Minors must have a legal representative such as a parent or guardian provide written consent and act as a caregiver. Minors must also be certified by (2) Florida Marijuana Doctors instead of (1).
When applying for your Florida Medical Marijuana Card, applications are typically processed within 30 days but can take longer depending on the volume of applicants the state is processing.
No. Although our Dr. Green Relief Florida Marijuana Doctors can usually provide you with same day appointments for your cannabis certification, your State ID card is processed by the Florida Department of Health typically within 30 days.
When going through the process of obtaining your Florida Medical Marijuana Card, there are a few pages of State documents that will need to be completed by you and the doctor and then submitted to the State for processing. The documents include proof of residency, release of information, registry application form and doctor’s certification.
The State typically takes 30 days to process your Florida Marijuana Card Application. You will be contacted if there are any errors on your application. Dr. Green Relief Florida Marijuana Doctors assist all patients with their application to help avoid mistakes or omissions. This will ensure your cannabis card application gets processed as quickly as possible.
The Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program was designed to protect qualified patients from state-level criminal charges for the use and possession of medical cannabis. Individuals holding a Florida Medical Marijuana Card are exempt from State prosecution as long as they follow the laws and regulations outlined by the State of Florida.
To obtain your Florida Medical Marijuana Card you must first consult with a certified Florida Marijuana Doctor and then once recommended for the use of cannabis you will need to enroll in the State MMJ registry program.
Having your Florida Medical Marijuana Card is confidential. Your status as a patient will not be shared with your employer, landlord, other physicians without your expressed consent. The only organizations that can verify you possess a Florida Medical Marijuana Card are law enforcement agencies and dispensaries. It is not available for discovery by the general public. You must provide your Florida Medical Marijuana Identification Card.
The Office of Compassionate Use is an office within the Florida Department of Health that regulates the Florida Cannabis Card Program. The Office of Compassionate Use is not authorized to make any assessments related to your health or doctor’s certification because they are not medical professionals.
The Florida Medical Marijuana Compassionate Use Registry is a confidential State database that is used by dispensaries and local law enforcement agencies to verify your status as a medical patient. This database along your Florida Medical Marijuana Card will prevent you from facing criminal charges for the use, purchase, and possession of medical cannabis in Florida.
Yes. Additional conditions may be added from time to time by the Florida Department of Health and lawmakers. Remember, qualifying for your Florida Medical Marijuana Card is risk-free with our 100% money back guarantee.
When referencing the Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program, a qualified legal representative may be someone responsible for your health and well-being such as a caregiver, parent or guardian.
When consulting with a Florida Marijuana Doctor keep in mind that a Legal Representative may be one of the following:
- A parent or guardian if the patient is a minor
- A caregiver pursuant to a court authorization
- An individual with power of attorney
When purchasing cannabis at a licensed Florida dispensary, your legal representative/caregiver may purchase medical cannabis on your behalf. The individual acting on your behalf must also be registered with the Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program and be identified as your legal representative.
Medical Marijuana is legal in Florida because of 2 separate laws. The first law dates back to the United States Constitution and is known as the Tenth Amendment. The Tenth Amendment essentially allows each state the right to govern themselves by giving power to the people.
The second law that makes having a medical marijuana program in Florida possible is an amendment to the Florida Constitution known as Amendment 2. The voters passed Amendment 2 which allows Florida residents to qualify for the use of Medical Cannabis with a doctor’s certification under a wide variety of medical conditions.
Amendment 2 was approved by voters on November 8th, 2016 and expands on Florida’s previous “Low THC Program”. Amendment 2 allows individuals to qualify for medical cannabis under a much larger list of medical conditions with a certified doctor’s approval. The new program also allows high THC to be sold and consumed for medical use. The law Florida Medical Marijuana Card Program went into effect Jan 3, 2017.
Once you are certified for the use of cannabis by one of our Florida Marijuana Doctors you must comply with all applicable state laws to avoid prosecution. That means you may not drive under the influence of cannabis, operate heavy machinery, or travel out of state with your medical marijuana. Having a Florida Medical Marijuana Card does not make you exempt from using good judgment. For more information give Dr. Green Relief Florida Marijuana Doctors a call! Our staff will gladly answer any questions you may have.
No. Using cannabis in public is illegal and strongly discouraged by our team of Florida Marijuana Doctors. If caught, you may risk being prosecuted. It is important to use good judgment and caution when using cannabis and stay within the privacy of your home.
Absolutely not. That would be illegal! You were certified for the use of cannabis by a Florida Marijuana Doctor and selling or sharing your cannabis would violate the local and federal laws and put you at risk for prosecution.
Just because you possess a Florida Medical Marijuana Card does not make you exempt from receiving a DUI. It is recommended to exercise caution and use good judgement when operating a vehicle or heavy machinery. THC registers in your blood levels long after its effects have worn off.
Having a Florida Medical Marijuana Card will prevent you from State-Level prosecution for the use and possession of cannabis in accordance with the State laws, but it does not prevent you from being Federally prosecuted as marijuana is still Federally illegal. It is important to note that Federal agencies are not wasting resources to prosecute medical marijuana patients that are abiding by state laws.
Having a Florida Medical Marijuana Card allows you to purchase a maximum supply for up to 70 days as determined by the certifying physician.
The maximum amount a Florida Marijuana Card holding patient can possess is a 70 day supply as determined by the doctor’s orders.
Unfortunately, having a Florida Medical Cannabis Card does not allow you to grow your own.
No. Having a Florida Cannabis Card does not allow you to travel from another state to Florida with cannabis. It is against the law to travel into or out of the state with cannabis regardless of your patient status. You risk prosecution. You must purchase it within the State of Florida from a licensed dispensary.
Currently, Florida does not recognize patients holding an out of state marijuana card.
No. Because medical marijuana is federally illegal, employers are not required to recognize your certification. It is ultimately at the discretion of the employer to recognize your Florida Cannabis Card.
Yes, the medical board is not taking action against Florida Marijuana Doctors that recommend qualified patients for the Florida Cannabis Program.
After receiving your Florida Medical Marijuana Card you will be able to purchase your cannabis at any State approved dispensary.
No. A normal pharmacy will not be able to fill your marijuana order because cannabis is still federally illegal. Instead, you will go to a Florida Marijuana Dispensary to fulfill your order. These highly regulated state approved facilities specialize in the cultivation and dispensing of cannabis products.
A Florida Approved Marijuana Dispensary is a legal and licensed facility that is regulated by the State to cultivate and dispense cannabis products to patients holding a valid Florida Medical Marijuana Card.
Only individuals holding a valid Florida Medical Marijuana Card with a current doctor’s certification can purchase medical cannabis from a Florida Dispensary.
Having a Florida Medical Marijuana Card does not allow you to purchase cannabis from just anywhere. You risk prosecution by breaking state laws. You must purchase your medical marijuana from a Florida State licensed dispensary.
Having a Florida Medical Marijuana allows you to purchase a 45 day supply of product as ordered by the doctor.
The doctor determines your 70 day supply within your order which is then fulfilled by the dispensary.
No, you do not have to purchase the entire amount the doctor recommended for you, you just can not purchase above your limit.