How to get a Medical Weed Card in Florida
To get a medical weed card in Florida, you must first get a formal diagnosis of a Qualifying condition. Only a “Qualified Ordering Physician” can help you get your medical weed card in Florida. ALL Florida Healthy Partners physicians are qualified ordering physicians.
Schedule an appointment with a Healthy Partners Medical Marijuana Doctor. If you already have a diagnosis, you can fax or bring your records with you to your appointment. Not to worry if you do not have a prior diagnosis for your condition. Your Healthy Partners physician can determine if you would benefit from medical marijuana. Diagnosing certain conditions may require additional testing.
Your Healthy Partners physician will enter your information into the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry. Once your information is entered into the registry, then you can then apply for your Florida medical marijuana Registry Identification Card (your medical weed card in Florida). For step-by-step instructions on applying for your medical weed card in Florida, please visit this link. The State of Florida must process all applications within 30 days of receipt. Please factor in 3-5 additional days if you choose to mail your application.
Once you have your medical weed card in Florida, you can then order your medical marijuana medication from a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center. You must reapply for your registry card each year, and 45 Days before your card expires.