MYTH: A physician’s prescription is required to obtain medical marijuana from a medically controlled pharmacy. FACT: No prescription is required to obtain medical marijuana. A patient only needs a “physician certification” from a physician licensed to practice medicine. Physician certifications are not formal prescriptions accepted by reputable pharmacies; they are simply written recommendations that can […]
BALLOT TITLE: Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical ConditionsBALLOT SUMMARY: Allows medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue […]
Marijuana is classified as a Schedule I drug defined as a substance, or chemical with no accepted medical use. Marijuana has a high potential for abuse with possible severe psychological or physical dependence. Check out our materials and resources to learn more about the dangers our state faces with the legalization of marijuana.