As of May 2023, the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) has licensed 22 medical marijuana dispensaries, otherwise known as Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs), with 564 dispensary locations statewide. Florida-licensed dispensaries only serve medical cannabis patients, as recreational weed remains illegal in the state.
Florida dispensaries do not have a uniform opening time, but most dispensaries open to customers between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. daily, depending on the day of the week. Many Florida-licensed MMTCs operate seven days a week but may not open early on Sundays.
Most Florida-licensed marijuana dispensary locations open late till about 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Sundays. However, if visiting a dispensary late, a cannabis consumer is advised to call ahead to confirm the dispensary's availability. Alternatively, consumers can check Florida dispensaries' websites for their operating hours based on locations.
Yes, every zip code in Florida is covered by at least one Florida-licensed dispensary location that can deliver medical cannabis to registered cannabis patients. Before ordering cannabis online for delivery, it is essential to confirm from the dispensary whether they engage in marijuana delivery services. Most Florida marijuana dispensaries offer same-day delivery for orders made early. Consumers can enjoy free delivery if they purchase up to a certain threshold amount set by the dispensary.
No licensed marijuana dispensary in Florida is approved to ship cannabis out of state, as doing so violates federal laws. Marijuana is considered a prohibited substance under the Controlled Substances Act, and it is illegal to ship it across state lines.
No. Adult-use cannabis is banned in Florida, and no dispensary is licensed to sell recreational marijuana within the state's borders.
There are no recreational marijuana dispensaries in Florida, as the state has yet to legalize adult-use cannabis.
Under the state's medical marijuana laws, registered cannabis patients are required to hold their medical marijuana cards and state-issued IDs when visiting Florida medical marijuana dispensaries near them. They are also expected to have enough cash or bring their debit cards to purchase cannabis products.
No. Every patient and caregiver registered under the Florida Marijuana Program must bring their medical cannabis cards, known as Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR) identification cards, to the dispensary in order to purchase medical marijuana.
Yes. Every registered cannabis patient under the Florida medical marijuana program can enter licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Florida at age 18.
Cannabis patients in Florida are not limited in the number of OMMU-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries they can visit in one day.
No, Florida-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries do not take payments made by credit cards. Their preferred means of payment is cash, while those with on-site ATMs can allow patients to pay for cannabis purchases with their debit cards.
Licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Florida do not accept medical insurance as a payment means for cannabis products due to the federal ban on marijuana.
Yes, every Florida-licensed marijuana dispensary tracks customers' cannabis purchases using BioTrack, the state's adopted seed-to-sale tracking system.