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

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March 12, 2019
 Getting a marijuana card in Florida can mean relief from painful and debilitating symptoms. You must first receive an evaluation from a qualified physician – that's the way the law works in our state. So how do you choose a doctor you'll like and who is qualified? Please read below for tips.... Read More
January 28, 2019
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, leads to muscle weakness. This nervous system disease impairs physical function progressively as it advances. It gets worse over time, impacting a person's ability to chew, speak, walk, swallow and perform other muscular functions. Although there is currently... Read More
December 27, 2018
At Access Marijuana RX, our experienced physicians provide evaluations to determine if our patients are eligible for medical cannabis in Florida. This type of evaluation is the only way to find out if you qualify. If you are eligible, the doctor will enter your name and information into the... Read More
Category: Eligibility
December 19, 2018
PTSD is a qualifying health condition under Florida's medical marijuana law. Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder resulting from severe psychological trauma, usually stemming from an event such as combat, assault or abuse. For a person living with PTSD, the symptoms can be... Read More
November 20, 2018
To obtain medical marijuana in Florida, you must have a qualifying medical condition as determined by a state-approved physician. Not everyone is eligible. The law does provide some flexibility for the doctor to determine if your health condition (i.e. chronic pain) is similar in nature to a... Read More
November 09, 2018
This Sunday is Veterans Day, an important and vital recognition of U.S. military veterans who have served in all American wars. There were roughly 18.2 million U.S. veterans in 2017, according to the Census Bureau. The Census said about 4 million veterans had service-connected injuries in 2016,... Read More
Category: Veterans
November 01, 2018
Finding out if you qualify for medical cannabis is a straightforward process in our state. The Florida law specifies health conditions that qualify. For some conditions not specified, the doctor may still determine you are eligible if the disease or illness is similar to those listed in the statute... Read More
September 19, 2018
As the Federal government aims to reduce opioid abuse and overdose, the Drug Enforcement Administration has announced lower quotas for opioid production. In a similar vein, the DEA has recommended higher production quotes for cannabis that is used for Federal research purposes. At Access Marijuana... Read More
Category: In the News
September 11, 2018
The team at AMRX is excited to be joined by two physicians new to our staff: Dr. Katherine Chiu has been practicing medicine for 14 years. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine, which are two very important areas of medicine when it comes to determining eligibility for medical... Read More
Category: Practice News
August 13, 2018
Florida's expanded medical marijuana law took effect on January 3, 2017. Since then, more than 100,500 Floridians have entered the state's marijuana registry. In the infographic below, we look at some of the statistics and trends in the industry so far. The expanded medical marijuana law still... Read More

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