_Jacksonville residents with qualifying medical conditions can get medical marijuana cards from the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use. However, they must be certified by qualified medical providers and enrolled in the state’s Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR) before applying for medical marijuana cards. Minors with qualifying debilitating ailments can also get Jacksonville MMJ cards, but they must have the consent of their parents or legal guardians. _
Yes, eligible patients must visit licensed practitioners who will recommend them for medical cannabis and then register them in the Florida MMUR. Afterward, they can apply for Jacksonville MMJ cards. Per Section 458 of Florida Statutes (2022), only state-licensed physicians or osteopathic doctors can register eligible persons in the state medical marijuana use registry. Such physicians must determine patients’ eligibility for medical marijuana use by conducting physical examinations on patients for initial applications.
Jacksonville residents who qualify for medical marijuana treatment must obtain recommendations from Florida-licensed physicians, who will also enroll them in the MMUR, before applying for medical marijuana cards. A recommended individual apply for their MMJ card by mailing a completed Patient Application Form, valid state ID photo, proof of Jacksonville residency, and a $75 registration fee (check or money order) to:
Office of Medical Marijuana Use
P.O Box 31313
Tampa, FL 33631-3313
Patients who have been registered in the MMUR by licensed physicians can apply for Jacksonville medical marijuana cards online through the registry. Typically, the patients will receive login credentials via email to access the MMUR portal. They must fill out all required information and upload necessary documents. Afterward, they can pay the application fee and submit their applications.
Jacksonville medical marijuana cards are valid for a year, and cardholders must renew them annually to remain eligible for medical cannabis use. Qualified patients and caregivers can renew their MMJ cards up to 45 days before expiration.
Getting a medical marijuana card in Jacksonville costs $75, with an additional $2.75 convenience fee for each online payment. Postal fees may apply for mail applications. It also costs $75 to renew a Jacksonville MMJ card.
Yes, minors under 18 can get medical marijuana cards in Jacksonville, provided they have at least one qualifying medical condition. However, they need the consent of their parents or legal guardians. Before applying for Jacksonville MMJ cards, patients under 18 must obtain recommendations from two qualified physicians.
To renew medical marijuana cards in Jacksonville, send a completed Application Form, indicating renewal as the application type, with all required documents to the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Qualifying patients can also log into their MMURU accounts to renew theirJacksonville MMJ cards online. Note that it is essential to be recertified for medical cannabis use by a qualified physician before applying for a medical marijuana card renewal in Florida.
No. Out-of-state MMJ cards are not accepted in Jacksonville or other Florida cities.