Get a marijuana card online in Florida for $179

Apply for a cannabis card in Florida! Book a consultation with licensed doctors via our HIPAA-compliant telehealth services or in person. Heally can help you to get your MMJ certification. You’re only one appointment away from receiving your FL medical marijuana card.

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How to get a medical marijuana card in Florida

Once you have registered with Heally and approved by the doctor, you will need to log in to your Florida Medical Marijuana registry and pay the state fee of $75. Your Florida medical marijuana card is valid for 30 weeks, but it’s mandatory to go through resertification process every 70 days. There are no additional fees through 210 days term.

  • Register with Heally

    Fill out our quick intake form to get started with the Florida medical card process.
  • Connect to a cannabis doctor in Florida

    Book your consultation with a physician today. Easily schedule an appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor; our team is here to assist.
  • Receive your MMJ card

    Upon securing approval and registration with Florida's Medical Marijuana Use Registry, anticipate your card's arrival by mail within 2–3 weeks. With your card in hand, you're empowered to use marijuana from any Florida dispensary legally.

Once you have registered with Heally and approved by the doctor, you will need to log in to your Florida Medical Marijuana registry and pay the state fee of $75. Your Florida medical marijuana card is valid for 30 weeks, but it’s mandatory to go through the recertification process every 70 days. There are no additional fees through 210 days term.

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Qualifying conditions for getting an MMJ card in Florida

Qualifying conditions for a medical cannabis card in Florida include the following medical conditions:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), AKA Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Chron’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    You may also qualify if:
  • diagnosed with chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition.
  • diagnosed with medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to the others listed.

Renew your MMJ card in Florida

Renewal applications are available beginning 45 days prior to the expiration date on your identification card, which can be found printed on the front of the card. The Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) recommends renewing your application around this time to ensure that there is no lapse in treatment eligibility.
Due to 70 days usage restrictions, renewal is needed every 70 days. During 30 weeks term, you don`t need to pay a state fee every 70 days. However, a medical evaluation is mandatory. After the MMJ card expiration state fee needs to be paid due to issuing a new medical marijuana card.

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Medical marijuana card for minors in FL

In the state of Florida, it is legally permissible for minors under the age of 18 to acquire a medical marijuana card, provided they meet certain stringent health criteria. This includes presenting a severe medical condition that is deemed to warrant such intervention. Further, parental or guardian consent forms assert their agreement to their child's acquisition and utilization of a medical marijuana card. This rigorous and comprehensive procedure is designed to ensure the judicious and therapeutically justified use of medical marijuana in the pediatric population.

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Register a caregiver with Heally in Florida

The application process for becoming a Florida medical marijuana caregiver is similar to the application process for becoming a medical marijuana patient.
The 3 steps to become a medical marijuana caregiver in Florida:

  • The patient you represent must have a qualifying condition.
  • The patient must see a licensed physician, or two, if the patient is underaged, who can recommend medical marijuana.
  • You must apply to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR) to become a legal medical marijuana caregiver.
    However, there are certain conditions, which could lead to denying your caregiver application. They are:
  • Possessing a medical degree.
  • Is a medical marijuana dispensary or testing laboratory employee or having any type of economic interest in that industry.
  • Under the age of 21 years old.
  • Not a resident of Florida.
  • Refuse to assist the dependable patient in the medical marijuana use process. Signing such an agreement in writing is mandatory.
  • Refuse to pass the caregiver certification course provided by Florida Department of Health.
  • If not closely related, the fail of background check.
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Marijuana laws in Florida

At present, possession of 20 grams or less of cannabis in Florida could lead to a misdemeanor charge, carrying a potential sentence of up to a year in prison and a maximum fine of $1,000. However, in some jurisdictions, officers may exercise discretion and issue citations instead of arrests for such quantities. On the other hand, possession exceeding 20 grams is a felony, potentially resulting in up to five years in prison and a maximum fine of $5,000. Nonetheless, not every Floridian faces these penalties for possession. Eligible Floridians may legally use medical marijuana, although this comes with specific restrictions. Patients seeking to use marijuana in any form must be diagnosed with at least one of the stipulated conditions as per the law.

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Frequently asked questions about marijuana cards

How do I apply for a Florida medical marijuana card?

You must be a resident of Florida and have a qualifying medical condition in order to obtain a medical marijuana card in the state. Along with submitting an application to the Florida Department of Health, you also need to get a recommendation from a licensed doctor.

In Florida, how much does it cost to obtain a marijuana card?

The Florida Department of Health must receive $75 as application fees for medical marijuana cards. For services rendered by doctors or clinics, additional fees might be necessary.

How long does it take to submit an application for a Florida medical marijuana card?

Applications for medical marijuana cards must be processed by the Florida Department of Health within 30 days of receipt. But the length of time it takes to get a card can change based on things like how thorough your application was and how many applications are being processed at once.

What does the Florida cannabis card look like?

A vertical, wallet-sized card with the patient's name, picture, and identification number is what the state of Florida issues as a medical marijuana card. The Florida Department of Health's name and contact details are also listed on the card, along with the dates of issue and expiration.

How do I qualify for a marijuana card in Florida?

You must be a Florida resident and suffer from a qualifying medical condition, such as cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Crohn's disease, Parkinson's disease, or multiple sclerosis, in order to be eligible for a medical marijuana card. You need to submit an application to the Florida Department of Health along with a recommendation from a licensed doctor.

How do I renew a cannabis card in Florida?

To renew your medical marijuana card in Florida, you must submit a renewal application and fee to the Florida Department of Health. Your application must include an updated recommendation from a qualified physician.

Is cannabis legal in Florida?

For patients with qualifying medical conditions who have a medical marijuana card, medical marijuana is legal in Florida. Recreational use of marijuana is not legal in Florida.

How can I be sure my information is protected after getting a cannabis card in Florida?

The confidentiality of patient data pertaining to medical marijuana cards is the responsibility of the Florida Department of Health. To prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of this information, the department is required to put security measures in place.

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Dr. Krasne

This information was reviewed by Dr. Krasne

Dr. Benjamin Krasne is a board-certified anesthesiologist. After attending the University of Florida, Dr. Ben matriculated to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Krasne completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2017. Since graduating residency Dr. Krasne has worked throughout the United States as a traveling anesthesiologist while providing remote driven out-patient clinical services as well.

Last update: 05/17/2023
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