About Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana Doctor Issuing Recommendations for Patients Near Tampa, St. Petersburg and All of Florida
For many people living with chronic pain or debilitating health issues, medical marijuana can be an incredibly beneficial herbal therapy. But it can also be somewhat intimidating to new users. If you are interested in trying medical cannabis to treat a disease or symptom, here are several things you should think about:
For certain people, we have seen medical marijuana reduce the need for opioid medication. Because not all states have medical marijuana, and because many of the medical marijuana laws are still new, there’s really not a lot of hard data on whether states with these laws have lower rates of opioid abuse.
It seems like cannabidiol (CBD) is everywhere these days. But what do we know about this natural compound, and what do we still have to learn? Our St. Petersburg medical marijuana physician explains below.
CBD products: they’re seemingly everywhere, in many different forms. In Florida, you can also purchase a wide variety of THC products (assuming you’re eligible and have gone through the steps to get a marijuana card in our state). Many products contain both marijuana compounds, and specific products have THC-to-CBD ratios designed for specific symptoms.
Florida's medical marijuana law was passed in November, 2016. Since then, many Floridians have registered for marijuana cards and successfully purchased cannabis products at state-licensed facilities.