Florida made smokable flower legal when Governor Ron Desantis signed the piece of legislation allowing patients to have up to 2.5oz of flower every 35 days. The Office of Medical Marijuana Use has issued guidance and rules for the Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers and Recommending Physicians. Patients have been purchasing flower all day from Trulieve, and there is mass confusion as to how to obtain the proper recommendation to be allowed to purchase the smokable form of cannabis in Florida.
Many patients are reporting their doctors are telling them that they cannot get a recommendation for smokable flower and that is not true. How do you obtain it? Trulieve published a very informative blog post earlier and some of the highlights are found below. Click the link above to read the full article.
Download and fill out the updated Florida medical marijuana consent form.
How do patients get access to smokable flower?
- Patients will need to contact their Physician to find out if they qualify for smokable cannabis
- Physicians will have to notate the patient’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry profile that they can consume cannabis in smokable form
- Your Physician must file documentation regarding the other routes you have tried, how long you have tried them for, how effective they have been overall and how cannabis in a smokable form will benefit the patient.
- Patients that are under the age of 18 may only access smokable cannabis if they are terminally ill and receive approval from a second Physician who is specifically a Pediatric Physician