Florida law has several requirements for patients to be eligible to receive medical marijuana.
A patient must be a Florida resident.
A patient must have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition.
If patient is under the age of 18, a patient must have a second physician agree to the use of low-THC cannabis or medical cannabis in order to obtain an order from a qualified physician.
A patient must have tried other treatments without success.
An ordering physician must determine the risks of using medical marijuana are reasonable in light of the benefit(s) to the patient.
A patient must be registered with the "Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry
by a qualified ordering physician.