Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Florida Marijuana Qualifying Medical Conditions

In order to register for the medical marijuana program in Florida a person must have a medical condition that qualifies them to enroll in the program. As of now there are 12 medical conditions explicitely stated in Florida’s medical marijuana law.

Below is the list of medical conditions that make a person eligible to enroll in Florida’s medical marijuana program. The law also states that any medical condition in which the certified marijuana doctor deems the patient will benefit from the use of medical marijuana, and these benefits will outweigh the detrimental side effects of marijuana may also be used as criteria when applying for a medical marijuana registry identification card. That being said the below list is not considered a complete list of medical conditions that qualify a person for the Florida medical marijuana program. The conditions below that are highlighted in bold are medical conditions that have been explicitly defined in Florida’s medical marijuana law.

    • Cancer
    • Epilepsy
    • Glaucoma
    • HIV
    • AIDS
    • Seizures
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Chronic muscle spasms
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Multiple sclerosis


Additional Unlisted Symptoms or Conditions

In addition to the conditions listed above that are specified in Amendment 21 the Florida law also allows licensed medical marijuana doctors like Alternative Medical Care to determine whether any additional unlisted conditions qualify you for a medical marijuana recommendation. If you have any of these additional symptoms or conditions you may still qualify:

• Anemia
• Anxiety
• Severe Arthritis
• Alzheimer’s Disease
• Anorexia
• Autism (with self-injurious behavior or aggressive tendencies)
• Arnold-Chiari malformation
• Cerebral Palsy (CP)
• Chemotherapy Side Effects
• Chronic Kidney Disease
• Chronic Pain (Any Kind)
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
• Cachexia (Wasting Syndrome)
• Degenerative Disc Disorder
• Decompensated Cirrhosis
• Depression
• Dystonia
• Diabetes
• Electrolyte Disturbances
• Essential Tremor (Kinetic)
• Fibromyalgia
• Herniated Disc
• Hypoparathyroidism
• Hepatitis C
• Hydrocephalus
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Insomnia
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Liver Disease
• Lupus
• Lyme Disease
• Muscle Spasms
• Mitochondrial Disease
• Muscular Dystrophy
• Myositis
• Myasthenia Gravis
• Migraines
• Neuropathy
• Nausea
• Severe Nausea
• Osteoarthritis
• Osteoporosis
• Polymyalgia Rheumatica
• Post Polio Syndrome
• Parkinson’s Disease
• Peripheral Vascular Disease
• Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
• Psychiatric Conditions
• Severe Psoriasis
• Post Laminectomy Syndrome (Failed Back Syndrome)
• Radiation Therapy Side Effects
• Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
• Restless Legs Syndrome
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Scoliosis
• Spasticity
• Spinal Cord Injury
• Spinal Stenosis
• Sickle Cell Disease
• Tardive Dyskinesia
• TMJ Syndrome
• Tourette’s Syndrome
• Trauma
• Ulcerative Colitis


Medical Marijuana of Florida


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    Medical marijuana is available in Florida,
    however, remains illegal under federal law.