Marijuana users have been widely persecuted in this country, particularly since the 60s and 70s. Even though it is now legal for medical use in most states, many people still look down on those that use marijuana. This stigma against cannabis users tends to make some people shy about talking to their doctor about this amazing plant.
You shouldn’t let your fear of what your doctor will think of you prevent you from talking to them about a medicine you want to try. If you saw a commercial for a medication you thought might help you, you would think nothing of going to your doctor and discussing it with them. So, too, you should be unashamed of talking to your doctor about medical cannabis. Here are some tips to help you with the conversation.
Even if you are extremely anxious and unsure about what your doctor will say, you need to have the outward appearance of confidence. Medical cannabis is legal in this state, and as such you have as much right to discuss it with your doctor as you would any other medication or supplement.
Have your argument ready.
If you do think that your doctor might balk at your request for medical cannabis, have your argument prepared and ready. Why do you want to try medical marijuana? What benefits have you found in your research?
Know the law.
It isn’t your doctor’s responsibility to know Florida law about purchasing and using medical marijuana. They are only responsible for accurately and legally assisting you in getting your medical marijuana card. If you want to convince the doctor that you have done your research, walk in there knowing how much cannabis is necessary to achieve the desired results, at least on average.
Once you have your medical cannabis card, come visit us to learn how we can help you obtain your medical cannabis.