Patients who have debilitating conditions such as cancer, epilepsy, chronic muscle spasms, glaucoma, PTSD, AIDS, HIV, ALS, Crohn’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and other debilitating conditions of the same kind or class, or for which a physician believes the benefits outweigh the risk.
The physical exam requirements are the decision of the physician. The physical exam can vary. By law 2 apointments are required before you can qualify.
Yes, medical records are required. Patients need documentation supporting they have the above mention conditions. They can bring in patient notes, labs, imaging etc. All records must be current within the last 12 months that document your qualifying condition.
Since Amendment 2 has passed, the physician does not now need to be a specialist but must have a current medical license and additional certification by taking the 8-hour physician cannabis course.
Complete the form above and send us your medical records*. Our doctors need to review all the extensive documentation on your current medical condition to determine if you pre-qualify for the Florida Medical Marijuana Program.
*All records must be current within the last 12 months that document your qualifying condition.
Our physicians will thoroughly review your medical records**. They will determine if you pre-qualify for the Florida Medical Marijuana Program. If you qualify, we will contact you to schedule an appointment with the physician for further review.
**If further records are needed, we will contact you to request them.
By law 2 appointments*** are required before you can qualify. Our physicians will further evaluate you with a physical exam and thorough consultation. By law our physicians must only discuss your qualifications for the program.
***There is a 90 day waiting period by law to receive your Medical Marijuana recommendation, once this is completed you will be able to receive your prescription.
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