About AMRX & Dr. Lora Brown

MMJ Doctor Issuing Recommendations for Patients Near Tampa, St. Petersburg and All of Florida

Pain, disease and the effects of aging can prevent you from enjoying life to the fullest. At Access Marijuana RX, we focus on helping our patients improve their sense of wellness and overall quality of life with the responsible, measured use of medical cannabis. As a Florida Board of Health-certified physician, Lora L. Brown, MD, can recommend cannabis for the treatment of certain illnesses, symptoms and medical conditions.

To learn how Access Marijuana RX (AMRX) can help you manage chronic pain and live a more comfortable life, please contact us today at 727-209-5470 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Brown. We welcome patients from St. Petersburg and Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Lora L. Brown

Lora L. Brown, MD - Access Marijuana RX | St. Petersburg FLDr. Lora L. Brown is among the first state-approved medical marijuana physicians in Florida who can recommend medical cannabis for patients suffering from symptoms related to debilitating medical conditions such as: multiple sclerosis, ALS, PTSD, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, AIDS and HIV, severe muscle spasms, seizures/epilepsy and cancer.

When used correctly with proper dosing, medical marijuana is safe and can be effective for patients of all ages.

Dr. Brown has a respected 17-year background in the field of interventional pain medicine. During her career, she has seen the ravaging effects of opioid medication abuse in Florida. She was a vocal proponent for regulations to curb abuse. She has served on the Florida governor’s Drug Policy Advisory Council. She was the medical director of the non-profit educational campaign called WAKE UP!, which focused on educating teens and communities about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

Dr. Brown is excited to be able to offer medical cannabis to her patients. She studies the medical and political history associated with its use and strongly believes in medical cannabis as a safe and potentially effective tool for many of her patients.

Dr. Brown is passionate about learning. The field of medical cannabis and endocannabinoid research is rapidly evolving. Dr. Brown remains at the forefront by attending several scientific seminars every year and reading related clinical journals weekly.

Conditions Medical Marijuana Can Treat

The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative identifies a variety of conditions medical marijuana can treat. Under Florida law, medical cannabis can be used to treat the following diseases:

  • Cancer
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson’s disease

In compliance with state law, AMRX can also recommend medical marijuana for symptoms such as:

  • Chronic pain and illness
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Insomnia
  • Nerve pain
  • Nausea
  • Muscle spasms
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Loss of appetite
  • Seizures

The AMRX Difference

When you choose Access Marijuana RX, you can rest assured that you are receiving the highest quality of care in the industry. We pride ourselves on being the premium destination for patients throughout Florida who seek experienced, compassionate, patient-focused care in a welcoming and professional environment.

By selecting AMRX as your care provider, you can expect:

  • Experience: With 17 years of experience in interventional pain therapy, Dr. Brown remains a pioneer at the forefront of her field. Applying the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis, she develops individualized therapy treatments that target specific problem areas as well as improving a patient’s overall quality of life.
  • Knowledge: Dr. Brown has served on Florida’s Drug Policy Advisory Council for two governors. Her passion for providing a natural, holistic alternative to traditional opioid medications has made her a prominent and respected voice in the medical community.
  • Convenience: Your time and convenience are important to us. We proudly offer an online telehealth portal that allows you to receive ongoing follow-up care from the privacy of your home. You can access this convenient system with any smart phone, tablet or computer.
    • Florida law requires an in-person initial evaluation. If you are unable to travel to our St. Petersburg office, we can arrange a visit with our travelling clinic program. After your initial evaluation, you can renew your 70-day supply over video chat; however, once 30 weeks have passed since your initial evaluation, you must again schedule an in-person evaluation to maintain your certification. 
  • Value: Your initial medical evaluation is $250 and ongoing follow-up appointments are $150. However, your initial visit is free if you do not receive a recommendation for medical marijuana.
  • Ongoing care: Once we have entered you in the Compassionate Use Registry, you will be able to obtain medical marijuana from your chosen dispensary. In compliance with state law, we will help you maintain quality ongoing care with convenient e-visits that you can conduct from your smartphone tablet or home computer.

Contact AMRX Today to Schedule Your Initial Visit

Your journey toward relief with medical marijuana begins with an initial evaluation from Dr. Brown. To schedule your appointment, call Access Marijuana RX at 727-209-5470 today. Our St. Petersburg facility welcomes patients from Tampa and throughout Florida.