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Florida Medical Marijuana Eligibility
Qualifying Conditions


To be eligible for a medical marijuana recommendation from a medical marijuana doctor in the state of Florida, the patient must meet the following requirements:

  • Patient must be a Florida resident with a valid Florida I.D., or some other form of proof of residency (i.e. mortgage statement, tax bill, utility bill, etc.).

  • Patients under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian present during consultations and doctor’s appointments.  Additionally, patients under 18 years of age must consult with two physicians, both of whom must determine that a medical marijuana recommendation is the best course of action.

  • Official medical documentation from the primary care provider stating and describing the patient’s diagnosis is required.

  • Diagnosis of a debilitating medical condition.

  • Medical marijuana patients must be registered with the Florida Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program under the Compassionate Care Database. This can be completed by one of our medical marijuana doctors.​

  • Florida Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program: Contact Information

  • The patient must have undergone other ineffective treatments prior to receiving a medical marijuana recommendation.

Qualifying Conditions

Florida’s medical marijuana law and Amendment 2 specifically allow the use of medical marijuana as a treatment for the following diseases or conditions:


Additional Unlisted Symptoms or Conditions

In addition to the conditions listed above that are specified in Amendment 2, the Florida law also allows licensed medical marijuana doctors, like Alternative Medical Care, to determine whether any additional unlisted conditions qualify you for a medical marijuana recommendation. If you have any of these additional symptoms or conditions, you may still qualify:

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