Medical marijuana patients in West Palm Beach must obtain recommendations from state-licensed physicians before applying for medical marijuana cards. Qualifying cannabis patients can apply for West Palm Beach medical marijuana cards online or by mail under Florida medical cannabis laws. Patients who are minors may also obtain West Palm Beach MMJ cards through designated caregivers. However, they must get recommendations for cannabis treatment from two licensed medical practitioners.
Yes. Patients with eligible conditions must visit qualified physicians to obtain recommendations for West Palm Beach medical marijuana cards. Per Chapter 381.986, Section 1 of the 2023 Florida Statutes, only Florida-registered physicians with active unrestricted licenses as allopathic or osteopathic physicians can recommend medical marijuana use to qualifying patients. As of July 2023, House Bill 387 permits licensed physicians to conduct telehealth appointments for patients who are already enrolled in the Florida Medical Cannabis Program. However, physicians must conduct in-person assessments for patients when issuing their first (initial) certifications for cannabis use.
After obtaining physicians’ recommendations, qualifying medical cannabis patients in West Palm Beach can apply for Medical Marijuana Use Registry identification cards by completing the Patients Application Form. A complete application must include the following:
You can mail the completed form and required documents to:
_Office of Medical Marijuana Use _
P.O. Box 31313
Tampa, FL 33631-3313
To apply for an MMJ card in West Palm Beach, retrieve your login details from your email to access the Medical Marijuana Use Registry. Upload all the required documentation, including proof of Florida residency, a valid government-issued ID card, and a passport photograph. You can pay the $75 processing fees online using e-checks, credit or debit cards.
Registered medical marijuana patients in West Palm Beach must renew their medical marijuana cards annually. Per Florida Statutes MMJ card, renewal applications must commence at least 45 days before the expiration date of the card.
A West Palm Beach medical marijuana card costs $75. The fee is the same for initial and renewal applications.
Yes, minors can obtain medical marijuana cards in West Palm Beach, provided they have at least one Florida-approved eligible medical condition for cannabis treatment. However, they must designate caregivers in their MMJ card applications. Per Section 381.986(7)(b) of the Florida Statutes, parents and legal guardians of patients who are minors must provide written consent for the use of medical cannabis. In West Palm Beach, patients younger than 18 must obtain a second physician's recommendation for the use of medical cannabis before applying for medical marijuana cards.
Patients can renew their West Palm Beach medical marijuana cards through paper or online applications. For paper applications, print the Patients Application Form and ensure to check the Renewal Application box. Complete the application form and mail it to the Office of Medical Marijuana Use. For online renewal applications, log into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry, navigate to “Your Card,” and complete your renewal application. It costs $75 to renew a West Palm Beach medical marijuana card.
No. West Palm Beach does not accept out-of-state medical marijuana cards, as Florida does not have medical marijuana reciprocity.