Qualifying Medical Condition Eligibility

Qualifying Conditions

The Florida Statutes listed in Chapter 381 outline the general provisions of Medical Use of Marijuana.  A patient must be diagnosed with at least one of the following to receive medical cannabis or a cannabis delivery device:

(a) Cancer
(b) Epilepsy
(c) Glaucoma
(d) Positive status for HIV
(e) AIDS
(f)  PTSD
(g) ALS 
(h)   Crohn’s disease
(i) Parkinson’s disease
(j) Multiple sclerosis


Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated in (a)-(j).


A terminal condition diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification.


Chronic nonmalignant pain - "caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition"

Florida law allows doctors to certify patients with medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated in paragraphs (a)-(j).  When debilitating, these may include but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety

  • Anorexia

  • Chronic Back Pain

  • Diabetes

  • Hepatitis C

  • Irritable Bowel Disease

  • Lyme Disease

  • Lupus

  • Macular Edema

  • Migraine / Cluster Headaches

  • Muscle Spasms

  • Muscular Dystophy

  • Severe & Chronic Pain

  • Severe Nausea

  • Sickle Cell Anemia

  • And other debilitating conditions.