A Medical Marijuana Card is a photo ID card issued by the Florida Department of Health. When you go to a Medical Marijuana Dispensary, you must provide a MMUR ID card or current Florida drivers license or ID card to obtain medical marijuana.
Once your doctor has registered you with the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry, Medical Marijuana Card. You will receive an email with a link to fill out the application on the Office of Medical Marijuana Use website. Your application will be reviewed and when approved you will receive an approval email which allows you to visit a dispensary. The Medical Marijuana ID Card will be sent to you through the mail. You do not have to wait for the ID card to visit a dispensary. Be sure to have your drivers license on hand.
Typically the state will approve your application within 24 – 48 hours. If there are issues with your application, or you are not a permanent resident, it may take up to 3 to 5 business days for your application to be approved. There is a $75 annual application fee.
You must be personally examined by a qualified medical marijuana doctor. The doctor determines that you have a qualifying condition based on the proof of condition you present, and that the potential benefits of taking medical marijuana outweigh the risks.
It is up to the medical marijuana doctor to approve you. You must have seen a physician in the past for your condition, and provide medical records, prescriptions and/or x-rays for proof of your condition. Follow this link to review the Qualifying Conditions.
Medical Marijuana Clinic physicians do not accept patients under the age of 18.
The caregiver will be registered along with the patient in the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and will receive an ID Card which must be presented with a photo ID when picking up or signing for a medical marijuana prescription.
Medical Marijuana Cards expire after one year and must be renewed. The $75 application fee is paid at each renewal. To avoid delays in filling your medical marijuana orders, apply for the renewal 45 days before your card expires.
Within the 210-day certification period there are three 70-day order periods for Low-THC and Medical Marijuana and there are six 35-day order periods for smokable flower. At the end of the 210-day certification period, you must visit the medical marijuana doctor again for a new certification.
A new certification for another 210-day period costs $129. You can reduce the cost of your recertification by referring new patients directly to Medical Marijuana Clinic. You can earn a $25 referral credit for each friend you refer us. Text us at (813) 774-3474 for more details.
The Medical Marijuana Use Registry is a secure, online database of ordering physicians and qualified medical marijuana patients. It is maintained by the Florida Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use. It is accessible to ordering physicians, law enforcement, dispensing organization staff, and Office of Medical Marijuana Use staff.
We request you allow no less than 24 hour notice if you cannot keep your appointment in order to allow time to fill the time slot with another patient. Cancellations with less than a 24 hour notice or no shows will be charged a $30 fee.
The State of Florida does not have reciprocity with other states. To obtain your Marijuana Card within Florida and be able to purchase marijuana from a Medical Marijuana Dispensary, you would need to be evaluated by a medical marijuana doctor, who can register you in the Florida State Medical Marijuana Use Registry.
To prove you are a Florida resident, you must upload a current Florida drivers license or Florida ID to the registry when applying for your medical marijuana card. The license or ID must have your current residence. If not, this will delay the approval of your medical marijuana card. Seasonal residents need to provide additional documentation such as a copy of your house deed or lease agreement, utility bill not more than two months old, a copy of your bank statement not more than two months old, etc.
The term “seasonal resident” means any person who temporarily resides in Florida for a period of at least 31 consecutive days in each calendar year, maintains a temporary residence in Florida, returns to the state or jurisdiction of his or her residence at least one time during each calendar year, and is registered to vote or pays income tax in another state or jurisdiction.
In many cases senior citizens have reached out to us due to pain and discomfort from common age-related conditions, such as: rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia and found relief after treatment. Marijuana is a natural anti-inflammatory which could potentially replace other harmful medications commonly prescribed for many of these age-related conditions.
Medical Marijuana Clinic is a medical office that specializes in medical marijuana recommendations. After receiving approval from the medical marijuana doctor for your medical marijuana card recommendation, we register patients with with the Florida State Medical Marijuana Use Registry so they may obtain their Marijuana Card in Florida.
Dispensaries are now called Medical Marijuana Dispenaries, currently open throughout the state. They also make deliveries. Our patients are provided with a list of all the dispensaries in their area. Patients are advised to research after their appointment and get the information they need about their medication. You can also locate one close to you, by going to the Dispensaries page.
After our physician and has approved your recommendation and registered you in the Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR), you will need to apply for your Medical Marijuana Card. You can obtain medical marijuana from a Florida dispensary when you have received approval from the State.
Only a licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary is authorized to dispense medical marijuana to qualified patients and their caretakers. Medical Marijuana Clinics and doctors who prescribe medical marijuana are not allowed to sell it. A current list of Dispensaries is posted on the Office of Medical Marijuana Use website and on our website.
Please note, you can have your medical marijuana order delivered from the Dispensary. Follow this link to view links to Dispensaries.
A Medical Marijuana Dispensary is a business licensed by the State of Florida to cultivate, process, and dispense medical marijuana products.
Medical marijuana can be consumed in many ways: in vaporizer form, creams, capsules, oils or edibles. If you qualify, our doctors will recommend the best way to consume the product, depending on your current condition, history, and your lifestyle.
Governor DeSantos passed a bill earlier in 2019 to allow smokable medical marijuana. The doctor will recommend whatever delivery method is best suited for your qualifying condition.
To get more information we recommend you contact Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and/or your attorney.
Talk to your employer’s human resources department about your medical condition. Taking medical marijuana could jeopardize your employment.
THC is the chemical component that gives the ‘high’. The strength can be controlled with your dosage, depending on the condition and the physician’s recommendation and what you are comfortable with. THC is very beneficial to boost other chemical properties in the plant but, it can also be given in a very low dosage that will not affect you psychologically.
Low-THC marijuana is defined as containing 0.8 percent or less of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and more than 10 percent of cannabidiol (CBD). Low-THC marijuana typically does not produce the euphoria sensation often associated with medical marijuana.
Some medical conditions, like seizures, anxiety, pain, and insomnia, respond best to low-THC, high CBD marijuana. Conditions characterized by chronic pain, depression, fatigue, nausea, wasting, and gastrointestinal disorders respond to high-THC medical marijuana.
When ordering marijuana for a patient, the doctor must specify whether the order is for low-THC marijuana or medical marijuana.
Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of the 104 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis or marijuana plant.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis and causes the euphoric sensation that’s often associated with marijuana. However, CBD is NOT psychoactive. This quality makes CBD an appealing option for those who are looking for relief from pain and other symptoms without the mind-altering effects of marijuana or certain pharmaceutical drugs.
CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant, then diluting it with a carrier oil like coconut or hemp seed oil. CBD oil is gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may help treat a variety of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety.
Medical Marijuana Clinic specializes in medical marijuana recommendations. Only licensed dispensaries, by law, are able to sell medical marijuana products.