Qualification: Ensure you meet the criteria, which include being 18 years or older and either a permanent or seasonal Florida resident.
Diagnosis: Get diagnosed with a qualifying health condition by a qualified physician registered with the Florida Department of Health's Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU).
Physician Recommendation: Your registered physician will provide a recommendation for medical marijuana treatment. This recommendation must be entered into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry.
Registry Enrollment: Apply for a Medical Marijuana Use Registry Identification Card online through the OMMU website or by mail.
Application Review: The OMMU will review your application and verify your eligibility.
Card Issuance: If approved, you will receive your Medical Marijuana Use Registry Identification Card by mail.
Dispensary Visits: Visit a licensed Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC) to purchase medical marijuana products.
Renewal: Renew your medical marijuana card every 210 days (7 months) as a new patient and annually thereafter.
Compliance: Ensure you abide by Florida's medical marijuana laws, including possession limits and other regulations.