Florida Medical Marijuana News

Stay up-to-date with the latest in Medical Marijuana laws and information.

Can I Get a DUI for Marijuana?

Can I Get a DUI for Marijuana?

It’s never safe to drive a vehicle when you are under the influence of any drug that could impair your ability to make good decisions and respond quickly to road and traffic conditions. By its nature, marijuana is a substance that will impair your abilities, partly...

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Where Can I Find Medical Marijuana in Florida?

Where Can I Find Medical Marijuana in Florida?

Florida issues licenses for companies to grow, process and sell medical marijuana. Each dispensary is registered with the state and has access to the state database. When you go to the dispensary to buy your medical marijuana products, the dispensary can verify your...

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How Is Medical Marijuana Administered?

Marijuana is perhaps best known as plant material that is dried and smoked. Not everyone is able or willing to smoke, even when it’s to consume medicine that will relieve serious symptoms. One of the benefits of medical marijuana, though, is that it can be...

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Is Medical Marijuana Grown in Florida?

Is Medical Marijuana Grown in Florida?

Florida Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana was legalized in Florida in 2016, and the state is working on licensing growers and dispensaries to serve the medical marijuana patients. There are currently dispensaries available around the state, one serving each region....

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Can I Smoke Legal Marijuana While Pregnant?

Can I Smoke Legal Marijuana While Pregnant?

Pregnancy and Medical Marijuana Florida women who are pregnant are increasingly using marijuana to help treat their morning sickness among other pregnancy-related problems or pre-existing conditions. Although evidence is limited, there are concerns regarding the...

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What You Need to Know About Amendment 2

What You Need to Know About Amendment 2

With constant changes and improvements in the world of medical marijuana, it’s important to stay up-to-date with processes here in Florida. One of the biggest changes you need to be aware of is known as Amendment 2. Since the amendment went into effect just a few...

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How Does Medical Marijuana Work?

How Does it Work? Just like any other drug you take, prescription or over the counter, marijuana works in your brain and nervous system to change the messages you receive. It is hard for some people to make the mental jump from marijuana as a recreational drug to a...

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Concealed Carry + Medical Marijuana

Concealed Carry + Medical Marijuana

Beginning after July 1, 2017, countless people in the state of Florida suffering from a wide range of illnesses will be able to access medical marijuana to ease the pain and suffering their conditions cause. However, there are a few things you need to know before...

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Marijuana Strains

Marijuana Strains

When it comes to marijuana, it’s the same, right? You just grab what your local dispensary is selling and hope for the best. Well, if you’re unfamiliar with the different strains of marijuana, you might end up doing just that. There are actually two different strains...

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How Does Medical Marijuana Affect Anxiety?

How Does Medical Marijuana Affect Anxiety?

Anxiety and depression are two mental health issues that are talked about a lot. Many people use the words “anxiety” and “depression” to mean something other than a clinical diagnosis. Depression is more than a temporary low mood and anxiety is also a serious mental...

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Where Can I Find Medical Marijuana in Florida?

Where Can I Find Medical Marijuana in Florida?

In November 2016, voters in Florida approved Amendment 2, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative. This legislation allows medical marijuana to be prescribed as treatment for patients suffering from debilitating conditions, as long as a licensed Florida...

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The Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana

The Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is a controversial topic, but many studies and patient surveys show that it’s highly effective in treating a wide range of ailments and medical conditions. Many patients who don’t respond well to traditional treatments for diseases find that...

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Do Medical Marijuana Recommendations Cost Money?

Do Medical Marijuana Recommendations Cost Money?

Just like other states that permit medical marijuana, patients in Florida are required to register with the state and acquire a valid doctor’s recommendation. It’s also a requirement for patients to renew their recommendations every 45 days. In most cases, the...

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