Who Can Prescribe Medical Marijuana?

A Florida licensed medical physician[1] or osteopathic physician[2] must hold an active, unrestricted physician license, completed a medical marijuana course and examination required by the Department, treated the patient (in person, physical examinations) for at least three months immediately before the patient’s registration (qualified patient), obtained voluntary written informed consent from the patient for the…

What Qualifies As A Debilitating Medical Condition?

Cancer Epilepsy Glaucoma HIV AIDS Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Crohn’s disease Parkinson’s disease Multiple sclerosis Other debilitating medical conditions comparable to those listed above, for which the physician believes the benefits of marijuana use will likely outweigh the potential health risks to the patient A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician…

Where Do You Vote On Election Day?

Each county in Florida is divided into numbered voting precincts.  You will be assigned a polling place within your precinct where you will go to vote. Your voting precinct can change depending upon the address of your legal residence. If you move, some options are available to you to vote more locally.[1] [1] § 101.045,…

Can You Vote If You Cannot Appear In Person?

Yes, assuming you are registered, you may “Vote-by-Mail”.  When you receive your ballot, follow the ballot instructions carefully to ensure that your ballot is properly completed, returned timely, and counted. Additionally, please keep in mind that, as a convenience to voters, Florida has allowed early voting throughout the State since 2004.[1] [1] §101.657, Fla. Stat.

When Can You Register To Vote?

You may preregister to vote on or after your 16th birthday, and may vote in any election occurring on or after your 18th birthday.[1] Exceptions to this right are set out in the Florida Election Code. When you register, you must take an oath to defend the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the…