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Cannabis Medical Treatment

Cannabis Medical Treatment is also known as Medical Marijuana Treatment.

A physician may only order medical marijuana for a patient with a qualifying condition.

Qualifying neurological conditions include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Chronic nonmalignant pain caused by a qualifying medical condition

Florida law defines medical marijuana as:

  • all parts of any plant of the genus Cannabis
  • whether growing or not
  • the seeds thereof
  • the resin extracted from any part of the plant
  • every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or
    preparation of the plant or its seeds or resin, including low-THC cannabis

It is dispensed from a medical marijuana treatment center for medical use by a qualified patient.

In Florida, medical marijuana is distinct from low-THC cannabis in that it can contain significant amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the chemical compound that causes the high commonly associated with cannabis. Unlike low-THC cannabis, the consumption of medical marijuana can lead to potent psychoactive effects in patients.

Alberto Pinzon, MD
Medical Specialties
Epilepsy, Neurology, Cannabis Medical Treatment
Location
9090 SW 87th Court, Suite 200
Miami, FL 33176
Andrew Lerman, MD
Medical Specialties
Epilepsy, Headaches, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Neuromuscular Disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease, Cannabis Medical Treatment, Neuro2Go
Location
2601 SW 37th Avenue, Suite 601
Miami, FL 33133
Brian Costell, MD
Medical Specialties
Alzheimer’s Disease, Cannabis Medical Treatment, Dementia, Electromyography, Epilepsy, Headaches/Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke
Location
9970 Central Park Boulevard N, Suite 207
Boca Raton, FL 33428

2605 W. Atlantic Avenue, Suite C-102
Delray Beach, FL 33445
Jeffrey Gelblum, MD
Medical Specialties
Alzheimer's Cannabis Medical Treatment, Dementia, Electromyography, Epilepsy, Headaches/Migraines, Parkinson’s Disease, Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy, Seizures, Pain Management, , COVID-19 Long Haulers, Neuro2Go
Location
2801 NE 213 Street, Suite 1004
Aventura, FL 33180
Michelle Ferreira, DO
Medical Specialties
Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremors, Gait Disorders, Migraines, Lewy Body Dementia, Alzheimer’s Dementia, Functional Movement Disorders, Fibromyalgia
Location
5350 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 108
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
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