If you have spent your entire life living with a chronic illness then you are probably exhausted from the traditional medical process. Doctors appointments, arguments with insurance, and years of medicine that doesn’t have the desired outcome. You feel out of options and are looking for something new.

If this is your situation then you have probably at least once considered medical marijuana. Many of the people who turn to medicinal marijuana do so because traditional medicine has failed to help them, but there is always a hesitancy. 

The reason for the hesitancy is due to the stigma that surrounds medicinal cannabis in Florida. The state has some of the harshest marijuana possession laws in the country and it turns many people away, but what everyone needs to realize is those laws only apply to recreational marijuana. Medicinal is very much legal in the state of Florida.

Amendment 2

Voted on in November 2016 and enacted on January 3, 2017, medicinal marijuana in Florida became legal. This legality gave patients that were suffering from chronic and/or debilitating illness the ability to seek out medicinal marijuana as a way to help treat those illnesses. 

 How does the law work?

The law, while it legalizes medical marijuana, still has guidelines that need to be followed. For example, you need to speak with a medical doctor first to receive a recommendation for medical marijuana. You can’t just go up to a dispensary and purchase medicinal cannabis. Like a prescription medicine, you must first be approved for it by a doctor and receive a medicinal marijuana card.

What does a medicinal card do?

A medicinal marijuana card will allow you access to not only the purchase of medicinal marijuana from dispensaries, but is also your identification in case you are ever questioned for possession of medicinal marijuana.

That said, your card only allows you to possess medicinal marijuana. You may not smoke medicinal cannabis in public and you can not drive while under influence from it. Doing so can lead to heavy fines and even jail time. Always use your medicinal cannabis in the safety of your home.

Work with Woodstock Medicinal

If you are interested in receiving a medicinal marijuana card then come Woodstock Medicinal. Our handpicked team of expert doctors are here to give you the best guidance towards pursuing one of these cards.

Our very own Dr. Fox knows the exact situation you are in where it feels like nothing can help you escape the pain of daily life. Where traditional medicine has failed you. Where it feels like you have nowhere else to turn. We want to help you received a medical marijuana card so you can legally seek treatment for your conditions.

Who qualifies

In Florida marijuana is only legal medicinally for patients that a doctor feels is in need of medicinal marijuana. Many of these patients are going to have a debilitation condition, such as chronic pain, that prevents them from being able to live their daily life.

While the large majority of these patients will have a debilitation that has a physical effect you can also qualify for medicinal marijuana if you have a debilitation that is on the mental side. Depression, anxiety, and ADHD are all considered qualifiers.

Some other conditions that can qualify for medicinal marijuana include:

  • ADHD
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic Pain (any kind)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Depression
  • Dystonia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Essential Tremor (Kinetic)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Nausea
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radiation Therapy Side Effects
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seizures
  • Severe Nausea
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Spasticity
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tourette’s
  • Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

If you are not listed here and want to know more then give Woodstock Medicinal a call and try to set up an appointment. While these are common reasons to take medicinal marijuana there may be other conditions not listed that will qualify you. 

If you are unsure if medicinal marijuana is right for you then you can also set up an appointment to just ask questions and see if it is right for you. Dr. Fox wants to teach all of his clients about the benefits of medical marijuana.

Why it is helpful

You may be wondering what it is that makes medicinal marijuana helpful. How is this form of medicine going to be any different than the rest of the ones you have taken before. We understand if you have skepticism, but you also need to trust the testimonials of not only our own customers, but Dr. Fox himself about what kind of benefits medicinal marijuana has had on their lives.

If you begin taking medicinal marijuana those debilitations you feel in day to day life may go away. That pain you feel from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep? It is dampened and maybe in some cases completely removed. Medicinal marijuana allows people to take their life back from their chronic illnesses.

If it does not end up working for you then you can always choose to try other methods, but we want you to at least give it a try. If you are tired of letting your debilitating conditions run your life then call us at Woodstock Medicinal. We will legally help you get on the path towards medicinal marijuana.

It’s far better to do this legally

If you are in Florida and participating in marijuana, but not doing so legally, then the potential downsides far outweigh the gains you are likely having. Not only are you not receiving the best potential marijuana that dispensaries have to offer, but you are risking serious jail time.

In Florida, any amount of marijuana you possess illegally over 20 grams is a felony. If you are found within 1000 feet of a school, college, park, or other specified areas then you can be sentenced to jail for up to 15 years. Even a misdemeanor of 20 grams or less can still lead to a 1-year jail sentence in some cases.

If you would like more information on the laws around possession of marijuana without a medicinal card then 

Why risk this when you can legally receive marijuana through a medical doctor such as Woodstock Medicinal? You shouldn’t. 

Contact Info

While the country may be moving more towards recreational marijuana usage, those of us who live in Florida do not have this. It is still illegal for recreational usage and the only way you can legally treat your debilitating issues with medicinal cannabis is through a medicinal dispenser.

If you are tired of dealing with chronic illness, debilitating conditions, and other life changing illnesses then give Woodstock Medicinal a call. We will do our best to get you a medicinal marijuana card that can help you find better treatment.

Traditional medicine does not have to be the only answer. Medicinal marijuana is out there, it is legal, and it is worth trying. Call us at 888-269-3559 today or use our online contact form to set up an appointment today. Our team of doctors will do our best to see if you qualify for a medicinal marijuana card. We want to help you take your life back.

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