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

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
  • 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
    April 26, 2018
    Residents of the Tampa-St. Petersburg area who have been exposed to such scarring events as crime, violence, abuse, assault or warfare often repeat these traumas again through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. This psychological affliction can impact an individual’s quality of life and... Read More
    April 18, 2018
    Chronic pain is a lasting condition that goes beyond the discomfort of a routine cut or strain. Unlike the average scrape or bruise, in which mild discomfort tend to only be temporary, people who suffer from chronic pain can experience excruciating throbbing and aching that can last for an... Read More