You may only purchase medical marijuana from a licensed Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC).
No you may not. Medical cannabis is for qualifying patients only and is illegal to share with other patients or non-patients.
No, you may not. Only registered MMTCs are able to cultivate marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Patients with qualifying medical conditions must visit a physician to discuss being prescribed medical marijuana. A full medical history examination and physical examination is needed as well. It is up to the doctor to determine if the patient qualifies for medical marijuana. If the patient qualifies, they will receive a written certification.
No, recreational marijuana is still illegal in Florida. Activists hope one day recreational marijuana will be legal, however, as of now it is not.
Medical cannabis consumption is only allowed on private property out of public sight.
No. Public cannabis consumption in Florida is illegal and a punishable offense. Additionally, only qualifying patients are allowed to consume cannabis. Any non-patient caught consuming cannabis will be subject to fines or even jail time.
Recreational cannabis is not legal in Florida. Only medical cannabis for qualifying patients with debilitating conditions is legal.
Qualifying patients are allowed to purchase medical marijuana only at registered Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs).
Common questions about marijuana in Florida. Where to buy weed, how much marijuana can you buy, and where you can consume cannabis in Florida, including Miami and Orlando.
Office of Medical Marijuana Use
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin M-01
After the diagnosis, patients must be entered in the Medical Marijuana Use Registry in order to obtain their ID card.
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Florida Department of Health
Patients must also be permanent or seasonal residents of Florida. They must be diagnosed by a qualified physician, or a doctor who has completed the required training.
Updated on May 1, 2020. Medical content reviewed by Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, M.B.A, Chief Medical Officer
Patients in Florida must be diagnosed with one of the following conditions to be eligible for the state’s medical marijuana program: cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, post-traumatic stress disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or any similar medical condition. Patients may also be diagnosed with a terminal condition or chronic malignant pain caused by a qualifying condition.
Patient & Caregiver ID Card Applications:
Learn more about qualifying for medical marijuana in Florida. Get info on qualifying conditions and find local doctors at Marijuana Doctors.