Marco Island Medical Marijuana
Have you ever considered using medical marijuana in your treatment plan of a chronic condition that causes pain, nausea, or anxiety? If you live in Marco Island, Florida, you now may be able to legally purchase and use medical marijuana if you are qualified by a licensed medical marijuana doctor in the state. Florida is now one of 30 U.S. states that makes medical marijuana in non-smoked varieties such as pills, edibles, and vapes legal. Smoking marijuana in Florida is still illegal.
How Do I Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Florida?
Under Amendment 2, Florida’s newly updated law pertaining to medical marijuana, those who are at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the state may be able to qualify for the legal purchase and use of the drug. Those who have terminal illnesses qualify as well as those with conditions that cause chronic non malignant pain. In addition, individuals who have Parkinson’s, ALS, cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other similar conditions may also qualify. Marijuana has been shown to positively treat chronic pain as well as nausea and anxiety. To find out if you can benefit from its medicinal purposes, you must schedule an appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor near you. He or she will examine your health history and medical records to find out more about your condition, your symptoms, and your attempts at treating the condition in the past. If you are deemed a good candidate, the doctor will issue you a written recommendation that can be used to apply for a state-issued ID card with the Florida Department of Health. Once your application is approved, you will receive your ID card within 30 days and will be able to use it for one year.
How Do I Buy Medical Marijuana in Florida?
Your state ID qualifies you to legally purchase medical marijuana at any licensed dispensary in the state. Amendment 2 has expanded the number of dispensaries in Florida and it’s easy to find one near you. If you are on Marco Island, the closest to you are My Florida Green in Naples and Trulieve in Fort Myers. With your ID, you can go to any dispensary and buy non-smoked varieties of marijuana.The knowledgeable staff at the dispensary will help you choose the right doses, strains, and types of marijuana that will be best for your treatment plan.
If you’re interested in qualifying for medical marijuana, schedule an appointment with a licensed doctor today to find out more.