How familiar are you with the state’s medical marijuana laws, really? Most patients are very confused about Florida’s MMJ laws. Part of this is due to the fact that they have changed more than once since medical cannabis was approved in 2016. Only recently have patients been able to purchase flower for smoking marijuana.
Unfortunately, finding the information you really need can be extremely difficult. We try to make the process simple. Here is what you should expect with your telemedicine appointment.
Providing information about your medical condition
If you have a medical condition that should qualify you for an MMJ card, you should have provided that information when you made your appointment. You must have a previously diagnosed condition that you have been under treatment with a doctor. If you are just getting a diagnosis, or if you are seeking diagnosis to get an MMJ card, you will not be able to do so.
Assessment of your medical records.
We cannot provide you with a recommendation for medical marijuana in Florida without a review of your medical records. Providing these ahead of time can be helpful, but we can review them in your appointment. The records must be complete with treatments attempted, labs, etc. We cannot accept a letter of diagnosis from your doctor without accompanying medical records.
Medical history, current medications, and current disorders
If you have additional medical conditions that could be affected by using medical cannabis, they should be disclosed to our doctors. We will review your complete medical history, current medications, and other medical conditions to determine if medical marijuana is the right solution for you. Some medications interact with marijuana, and these combinations should be avoided.
Are you ready to get your medical marijuana card? Contact us today for more information or to schedule your appointment.