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FAQs: Everything You Need to Know about Medical Marijuana Telehealth Services

Understanding Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana refers to using the whole marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat certain diseases or conditions. Learn more here.

What medical conditions can be treated with marijuana?

Medical marijuana is often prescribed to manage conditions such as pain, nausea, and multiple sclerosis. Please see the complete list.

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth involves the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic channels. It allows long distance patient/clinician contact, care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote admissions.

How does Telehealth work?

Telehealth uses technology to connect patients with health care professionals in real-time, from separate locations. This can be particularly useful for patients living in remote areas, or for those unable to travel.

Medical Marijuana and Telehealth Services

Medical marijuana telehealth services combine the benefits of medical marijuana and telehealth technology. This provides patients with a convenient and safe means to access their medication.

Is it legal to get a prescription for medical marijuana via telehealth services in Florida?

Telehealth services for medical marijuana are indeed legal in Florida. The state changed legislation in 2017 to allow physician certification via a telemedicine consultation. Here’s where you can get started.

How Do I Get Started?

Getting started with medical marijuana telehealth services at Medical Cannabis Clinics of Florida (MCCFL) is easy. Contact our team today.

Can I get a prescription for medical marijuana via telehealth services if I’m underage?

In Florida, patients under the age of 18 can access medical marijuana telehealth services with a parent’s consent. However, they must have a qualifying condition view more about this on our website.