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Patient Guide about the process on Low THC or Medical Marijuana

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    REQUISITES

    Be a Florida resident or Snowbird/ Seasonal Resident (Evidence: FL Drivers license, Voter Registration Card or copy of Utility Bill)
    Had tried other treatments without success.
    Have one of the following or similar medical conditions:
    Chronic Muscle Spasms
    Cancer
    Crohn’s Disease
    Epilepsy
    Parkinson’s Disease
    Glaucoma
    Multiple Sclerosis
    Positive HIV/ AIDS
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Anxiety
    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    Chronic Pain
    Terminal Conditions diagnosed by a physician other than the qualifying physician issuing the certification.
    *Pregnant woman can be only prescribed Low THC Cannabis.
    Other several debilitating medical conditions of the same kind of class or comparable, as determined by the Florida Board of Medicine.

    SIMPLE STEPS

    1. One of our physicians will evaluate a patient with a qualifying condition for low THC or Medical Marijuana.

    2. The patient will fill a voluntary, written Informed Consent and Release of Liability during the first appointment.

    3. The physician enters the order into the Marijuana Use Registry of the Department of Health. The social security number is required.

    4. COSTS (Not covered by any health insurer at the moment):

    Initial Evaluation- $250

    Renewal (Each 70 days or as determined by the physician)- $150

    5. START APPLICATION PROCESS WITH THE MARIJUANA USE REGISTRY (Florida Department of Health) – Send a check for $75. The process can take up to 30 days.

    E-MAIL/ ONLINE: If an email is provided you can do the application process online with a link that the Marijuana Use Registry will send to your e-mail. If not the application can be done by Mail (use a traceable mail service).
    MAIL APPLICATION: Patient will fill and send the following form as applicable with a $75 application fee, and send it to the Compassionate Use Registry of the Department of Health (forms available online or at our office):
    - “Compassionate Use Registry Identification Card Qualified Patient Application” DH8009-OCU-10/2016

    - “Compassionate Use Registry Identification card Legal Representative Application” DH8010-OCU-10/2016.

    * Is patient's responsibility to submit any changes in name, address, legal representative, lost or stolen card or if no longer have a qualifying medical condition to the Department of Health within 10 days with Change, Replacement or Surrender Request DH8012-OCU-10/2016.

    5. The patient may fill the order at any dispensary called Marijuana Treatment Centers.

    There will be more treatments centers soon (Updated list on the Florida Health website). We are not affiliated with any of them.

    There are approved dispensaries in Florida, most of them do home delivery and deliver statewide. Also some of them give discounts for enrolling in supply programs with them. You can choose the one of your preference. Medical marijuana cannot be mailed. (As June 2017). Cost and Strains of the products varies per dispensary.

    Some of the dispensaries are:

    1. Trulieve—Gadsden County

    2. CHT Medical—Alachua County

    3. The Green Solution—Alachua County

    4. Knox Medical—Orange County

    5. Grow Healthy—Polk County

    6. Surterra Therapeutics—Hillsborough County

    7. Modern Health Concepts—Miami-Dade County

    Need help?

    OFFICE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE PATIENT HELPLINE:

    (850) 245-4720

     

    In the news:

    What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana

    - as published on Health and Wellness Magazine in July 2017

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