Please see below the list of questions and click “show more” to see the answer.
Can Cannabis Help Repair Arthritic Joints?
Can Cannabis Treat Fibromyalgia Better Than Prescription Drugs?
Can Marijuana Help AIDS/HIV Patients?
Can Marijuana Help Anxiety?
Can Medical Cannabis Be Used as an Anorexia Treatment?
Can Medicinal Marijuana Treat Depression?
Cannabis and ADD/ADHD
Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment
Cannabis Can Help Migraine Sufferers
Cannabis Used For Stress Relief
Does Marijuana Help Treat Glaucoma?
Medical Marijuana and Crohn’s Disease
Medical Marijuana and Muscle Spasms
What does the new bill do? (CS/CS/CS/SB 182 (2019)
Permits smoking as a route of administration for medical marijuana by amending the definition of the term “medical use” in s. 381.986(1)(j), F.S., and adds additional requirements for qualified ordering physicians when ordering smoking as a route of administration.
All other physician certification requirements under s. 381.986(4), F.S., remain in place and qualified physicians must continue to comply with both those requirements and the applicable standard of care.
When can you start ordering smokable medical marijuana?
When will smokable medical marijuana become available to patients?
What counts as a “marijuana delivery device”?
Where can patients get a marijuana delivery device?
Can a caregiver assist?
Are there restrictions on where smokable medical marijuana can be used?
Can smokable medical marijuana be used in public or an indoor workplace?
Can a qualified patient smoke medical marijuana on their own private property?
Can smokable medical marijuana be used in a nursing home, hospice, or assisted living facility?
Who must give informed consent?
How will a doctor provide informed consent?
Until the informed consent form is available, what will doctors do?
When will the new informed consent forms be available?
Where will the new informed consent forms be available?
Can patients under 18 use smokable medical marijuana?
How does a patient under 18 receive cerification for smokable medical marijuana?
A. A second physician, who is a board-certified pediatrician, must concur with the determination; AND
B. Such a determination and concurrence is recorded in the patient’s medical record and in the medical marijuana use registry.
Where can I find a list of certified physicians?
How does a doctor create an order for smokable medical marijuana?
For assistance amending an existing certification to include smoking, or creating a new certification, qualified physicians may call: 850-245-4657 and choose Option 2.
Example certification to be entered as an order note:
“This patient is certified for the medical use of marijuana in a form for smoking. Each certification for smoking may not exceed 35 days. A 35-day supply of marijuana in a form for smoking may not exceed 2.5 ounces. Certification start date: MM/DD/YYYY Certification end date: MM/DD/YYYY”
How much smokable medical marijuana can be ordered/possessed at once?
What are the documentation requirements for smokable medical marijuana?
2. Research documenting the effectiveness of smoking as a route of administration to treat similarly situated patients with the same qualifying condition as the qualified patient.
3. A statement signed by the qualified physician documenting the qualified physician’s opinion that the benefits of smoking marijuana for medical use outweigh the risks for the qualified patient.
Where can the documentation forms be found?
How often must a patient be seen by a doctor for smokable medical marijuana?
What will be evaluated?
Identify and document in the qualified patient’s medical records whether there either of the following have been experienced:
-A. An adverse drug interaction with any prescription or nonprescription medication; or
-B. A reduction in the use of, or dependence on, other types of controlled substances.
Will a medical marijuana license show up on a background check?
Can someone be a patient and also be a caregiver for another patient?
How do you renew a card?
Can someone grow their own marijuana?