How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Florida Complete Handbook 2019
Florida – A medical ID card is required to get legal medically processed cannabis under Florida law from a licensed dispensary, also referred to by the state as an MMTC (Medical Marijuana Treatment Center). This handbook is the complete guide that answers all the questions that have come up on How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card in FL. As a resident of the state, the process on how to get a medical marijuana card in Florida is as follows:The Patient May Be Entered Into The Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry If:
The Patient is diagnosed with an approved qualifying medical condition by a doctor or physician that is certified in Florida to determine if medical marijuana is an appropriate treatment.
Patients and/or their Caregivers will then be entered into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry by their Certified Physician.
Once you have been entered into the Registry, your physician will provide you with your Patient ID Number. You will need this to apply for your required Registry Identification Card. Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry Log In
Florida Med Marijuana Card Q&A
1. How Much Does a Florida Medical Card Cost To Get From The State?
$75 – The Department accepts applications from patients and legal representatives. Patients must be entered into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry by a qualified physician to receive a card. Applications may be submitted online through the Medical Marijuana Use Registry, or mailed to the Office of Medical Marijuana Use. 2. How much does a Recommending Marijuana Doctor in Florida Cost? The Average Cost to visit a Certified Ordering Doctor is $200-$300 for the initial visit and $100 – $200 for the follow up visit. Some doctors are offering a monthly subscription service between $40 – $90 monthly. This can be much more costly in the long run. 3. How often do I have to see my Doctor? Your Doctor can write an order for 70 days of cannabis with 3 refills. Many Doctors will refill without an in person visit. Once the 3 refills have been completed (210 days) you will need an in office visit with your Doctor for another renewal. Other Important Information on the FL Medical Marijuana License Process4. Where can I find a FL Marijuana Doctor? Certified doctors can be found on Florida Dispensaries & Doctors or here on our doctors map. 5. How Long Is a Florida Marijuana Card Good?1 Year6. My Florida Medical Marijuana Card has Expired. How to get a Renewal? 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. 7. Once I have my Florida MMJ card, where can I buy marijuana? Once your application is approved and you receive your legal marijuana card, you or a legal representative will be able to buy cannabis products from a licensed medical marijuana treatment center (MMTC) in the state of Florida.
8. What do I need to do if I change my address or other information changes?Requests to replace a lost or stolen card will require the cardholder to submit a Change, Replacement or Surrender Request Form, along with a copy of his or her Florida driver’s license or identification card and a $15 replacement fee. 9. How long does it take to get a medical marijuana card? According to a recent release from the state’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use, paper applications were processed in about 23 days, and online applications took about 17 days. Patients can use an e-mail approval from the state temporarily while waiting for their marijuana card in the mail. 10. What happens if I lose my card?Requests to replace a lost or stolen card will require the cardholder to submit a Change, Replacement or Surrender Request Form, along with a copy of his or her Florida driver’s license or identification card and a $15 replacement fee. 11. The information on my card is wrong or outdated. How do I correct it?Requests to replace a lost or stolen card will require the cardholder to submit a Change, Replacement or Surrender Request Form, along with a copy of his or her Florida driver’s license or identification card and a $15 replacement fee. 12. Can I alter or laminate my card?No
Florida – How to qualify for medical marijuana in FL under Amendment 2 in 2019? You must have one of the following listed Debilitating Medical Conditions or another debilitating condition of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated, and for which a certified physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient.
Other Debilitating Condition of Like, Kind or Class
Additional Debilitating Conditions in Florida:
These additional debilitating conditions have qualified patients for MMJ in Florida. Amendment 2 allows certified physicians who believe that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient diagnosed with an additional condition not on the official debilitating conditions list in FL to be recommended a Florida Medical Marijuana card.
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For potential medical marijuana patients in FL, we now offer a service that makes it easy to connect with a recommending doctor. You will also receive updates on new developments surrounding the medical marijuana program. If you are interested fill out the MMJ patient registration form and a physician or clinic representative contact you as available.