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

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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
July 25, 2018
 Medical marijuana cards issued by other states are not accepted in Florida. What if you are an out-of-state college student living on campus? How can you prove you are a resident right now? Out-of-state Florida college students living on campus who are eligible for a medical marijuana card may be... Read More
July 05, 2018
In the United States, opioid overdose is currently killing 115 people every day, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. These overdoses include all types of opioids, such as heroin, Vicodin®, OxyContin® and fentanyl. Here are more statistics from the NIDA:
  • About 21-29 percent of...
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    June 25, 2018
    In Florida, the list of qualifying conditions that makes one eligible for medical marijuana is:
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Glaucoma
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Crohn's...
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    June 20, 2018
    Medical marijuana has been used for thousands of years. It relieves pain, stimulates appetite, reduces nausea and prevents seizures. There are other promising medical applications for the drug, but further research is needed. In Florida, voters overwhelmingly supported the legalization of medical... Read More
    Category: Florida Law
    May 29, 2018
     Glaucoma is a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Florida. That means if you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, you may be eligible for a medical marijuana card to be used at a dispensary. First you must visit a state-approved physician who will determine your eligibility. At Access... Read More
    Category: Glaucoma

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