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What Conditions Qualify You For Medical Cannabis In Florida?

While it is a relatively new development, Amendment 2 of the Right To Try Act enables residents of Florida living with debilitating medical conditions to access medical cannabis as a treatment. There are many conditions that fall under this banner, but what exactly can enable you to qualify for a medical card in Florida?

Named Conditions

There is a range of different medical conditions that are named as qualifying for medical cannabis in Florida by Amendment 2. This doesn’t mean that you are limited to the conditions below if you’d like to try medical cannabis, but it will be easier to qualify for a medical card in Florida if you have one.

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV+
  • AIDS
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those listed
  • Terminal illness
  • Chronic nonmalignant pain

Other Qualifying Conditions

Alongside the list above, you can qualify for a medical card in Florida with a range of other debilitating conditions. Autoimmune diseases, terminal illness, mental health issues like anxiety, and just about anything else that can make it impossible to live a normal life can be treated with medical cannabis.

Here at Emerald Medical Center, our team of expert doctors can help you to determine whether or not you qualify for this sort of treatment. Get in touch today if you would like to explore this option for yourself or one of your family members.

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