Treatable Conditions with Medical Marijuana

Amendment 2 (2017) allows for expanded medical cannabis program, here in Florida. Before this amendment was put into place the Compassionate Use Act (2014) only allowed for patients suffering from cancer or epilepsy to access low-THC cannabis. The program grew under the Right To Try Act (2016) which permitted full strength cannabis to patients with a terminal illness.

Since Amendment 2 has been put into place the “90 day wait” has been removed, establishing operational guidelines to meet the requirements of Amendment 2. This Amendment also expanded the list of eligible medical conditions, including “an all other deliberating” category, giving doctors discretion on certifying patients with conditions that aren’t explicitly listed.

Qualifying Condition Per Amendment 2:

- Cancer