Physicians who meet the requirements may gain access to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry after completing the required 2-hour course and examination. The course and examination are provided by the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. Successful completion of the course is required each time a physician renews his or her license.

In order to qualify to order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients, a physician must have an active, unrestricted license as a physician under Chapter 458, F.S., or osteopathic physician under Chapter 459, F.S. Additionally, a physician employed as a medical director by a dispensing organization may not order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients.

What Training Is Required?

Florida Medical Marijuana

What Other Requirements Are There?

What Conditions Qualify?

Cancer

HIV

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Epilepsy

AIDS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Glaucoma

Parkinson’s disease

Crohn’s disease

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those listed

A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification

Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition

Physicians may only order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana for a patient if they have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition:

A physician may not order more than a 70-day supply of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for a patient.

If a patient is younger than 18 years of age, a second physician must concur with the low-THC or medical cannabis order, and such determination must be documented in the patient's medical record.

Physicians must determine that the risks of treating the patient with low-THC or medical cannabis are reasonable in light of the potential benefit to the patient.

An ordering physician must enter an order of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for the named patient into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and update the registry to reflect the contents of the order. The physician must update the registry within 7 days after any change is made to the original order and must deactivate the patient's registration when treatment is discontinued.

Physicians must complete the approved consent form.

Patients may fill orders only at qualified MMTCs.

FloridaHealth® is a registered trademark of the Florida Department of Health

Physicians who meet the requirements may gain access to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry after completing the required 2-hour course and examination. The course and examination are provided by the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. Successful completion of the course is required each time a physician renews his or her license.

In order to qualify to order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients, a physician must have an active, unrestricted license as a physician under Chapter 458, F.S., or osteopathic physician under Chapter 459, F.S. Additionally, a physician employed as a medical director by a dispensing organization may not order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients.

What Training Is Required?

What Other Requirements Are There?

Physicians must determine that the risks of treating the patient with low-THC or medical cannabis are reasonable in light of the potential benefit to the patient.

An ordering physician must enter an order of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for the named patient into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and update the registry to reflect the contents of the order. The physician must update the registry within 7 days after any change is made to the original order and must deactivate the patient's registration when treatment is discontinued.

Physicians must complete the approved consent form.

Patients may fill orders only at qualified MMTCs.

If a patient is younger than 18 years of age, a second physician must concur with the low-THC or medical cannabis order, and such determination must be documented in the patient's medical record.

A physician may not order more than a 70-day supply of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for a patient.

Physicians may only order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana for a patient if they have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition:

Cancer

HIV

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Epilepsy

AIDS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Glaucoma

Parkinson’s disease

Crohn’s disease

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those listed

A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification

Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition

What Conditions Qualify?

Florida Medical Marijuana

What Training Is Required?

Physicians must determine that the risks of treating the patient with low-THC or medical cannabis are reasonable in light of the potential benefit to the patient.

An ordering physician must enter an order of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for the named patient into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and update the registry to reflect the contents of the order. The physician must update the registry within 7 days after any change is made to the original order and must deactivate the patient's registration when treatment is discontinued.

Physicians must complete the approved consent form.

Patients may fill orders only at qualified MMTCs.

If a patient is younger than 18 years of age, a second physician must concur with the low-THC or medical cannabis order, and such determination must be documented in the patient's medical record.

A physician may not order more than a 70-day supply of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for a patient.

Physicians may only order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana for a patient if they have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition:

Cancer

HIV

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Epilepsy

AIDS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Glaucoma

Parkinson’s disease

Crohn’s disease

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification

Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those listed

Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition

What Other Requirements Are There?

What Conditions Qualify?

In order to qualify to order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients, a physician must have an active, unrestricted license as a physician under Chapter 458, F.S., or osteopathic physician under Chapter 459, F.S. Additionally, a physician employed as a medical director by a dispensing organization may not order low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for patients.

Physicians may only order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana for a patient if they have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition:

Physicians who meet the requirements may gain access to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry after completing the required 2-hour course and examination. The course and examination are provided by the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. Successful completion of the course is required each time a physician renews his or her license.

Florida Medical Marijuana

What Training Is Required?

What Conditions Qualify?

What Other Requirements Are There?

Physicians must determine that the risks of treating the patient with low-THC or medical cannabis are reasonable in light of the potential benefit to the patient.

An ordering physician must enter an order of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for the named patient into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and update the registry to reflect the contents of the order. The physician must update the registry within 7 days after any change is made to the original order and must deactivate the patient's registration when treatment is discontinued.

Physicians must complete the approved consent form.

Patients may fill orders only at qualified MMTCs.

If a patient is younger than 18 years of age, a second physician must concur with the low-THC or medical cannabis order, and such determination must be documented in the patient's medical record.

A physician may not order more than a 70-day supply of low-THC cannabis or medical marijuana for a patient.

FloridaHealth® is a registered trademark of the Florida Department of Health

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