Yes, there are marijuana dispensaries in Kissimmee. Marijuana is legal for medical use in Kissimmee's home state, Florida, while recreational marijuana is still illegal. Medical marijuana was first approved for use in Kissimmee in 2014, when Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act. The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act permitted access to low-THC cannabis for Florida residents. Voters approved Amendment 2, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative in 2016. In 2017, Senate Bill 8A, a more comprehensive medical marijuana law based on Amendment 2 was enacted to implement Amendment 2. It made the use of marijuana legal for qualifying patients who suffer from a range of medical conditions. Medical marijuana regulation in Florida is the responsibility of the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU), a division under the Florida Department of Health.
Yes, there are medical marijuana dispensaries in Kissimmee. They primarily serve residents registered in the Florida Medical Marijuana Registry Program.
Yes, it is possible to buy cannabis online in Kissimmee. Dispensaries in the city are allowed to deliver medical cannabis to qualifying patients at their homes or offices.
When visiting a dispensary in Kissimmee, the first thing to note is that you must be at least 18, as well as a registered patient in the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry Program. An online search for medical marijuana dispensaries in Kissimmee can show you the nearest one to your location. Dispensaries in Kissimmee offer a variety of products, like tinctures, oils, smokable cannabis flower, edible products, vapes, and concentrates.
These are the dispensary laws applicable in Kissimmee:
Per Florida law, dispensary employees in Kissimmee must be at least 18
Dispensaries in Kissimmee must install security alarm systems. They are also required by law to install 24-hour CCTV
Dispensaries in Kissimmee cannot sell more than a 70-day supply of medical cannabis to any qualifying patient or qualifying patient's caregiver. Also, they cannot sell more than a 35-day supply of smokable medical cannabis to a qualifying patient
Recreational marijuana is illegal in Kissimmee, as in the rest of the city's home state, Florida.
The following laws apply to medical cannabis in Kissimmee:
Medical cannabis not purchased from a licensed dispensary is considered illega. Kissimmee ordinances grant immunity from prosecution to any qualifying patient who is found in possession of medical cannabis legally purchased from a dispensary located outside the municipal boundaries of the city
In order to legally purchase medical cannabis in Kissimmee, you must be at least 18
Qualifying patients cannot sell or gift their medical cannabis supplies to persons who are not registered patients
Qualifying patients who are pregnant cannot be registered in the state’s medical cannabis program
In order to obtain a medical marijuana card in Kissimmee, a person must first be examined by a licensed doctor. If the doctor determines that the person qualifies for the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR), then the individual can apply for a medical marijuana card.. Only doctors who are registered in the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry Schedule can recommend medical marijuana. A patient must be diagnosed as suffering from one of the qualifying conditions listed in Senate Bill 8A to be recommended for a medical marijuana card. If the qualifying patient is under 18, a second medical opinion is required before an application can be submitted. Applications for minors must also be accompanied by an application for a caregiver ID.
Online application for a medical marijuana card will require the qualifying patient to provide proof of legal residency in Kissimmee. The application fee for a medical marijuana card in Kissimmee's home state, Florida, is $75. The application fee is payable by money order or check. Applications should be sent by mail to:
Office of Medical Marijuana Use
P.O. Box 31313
Tampa, FL 33631-3313
It is legal to consume cannabis in the privacy of your home in Kissimmee.
The average price of high-grade cannabis flower in Kissimmee is $11 per gram, while the price of medium-grade cannabis flower is about $9 per gram. Low-grade cannabis flower retails at $6 per gram.
The most popular strains of marijuana in Kissimmee include Duct Tape, Mandarin Cookies, Ice Cream Gelato, Mandarin Sunset, Florida Keys, King Dosi, and Guru #10.
Smoking cannabis in public is prohibited in Kissimmee. Qualifying patients are not allowed to smoke in the workplace unless their employers grant permission. Smoking cannabis is also prohibited in schools, correctional facilities, aircraft, motorboats, and vehicles. Smoking medical marijuana in public or in any of the aforementioned places in Kissimmee is treated as a misdemeanor, per Florida law.
A qualifying cannabis patient in Kissimmee can only possess up to a 35-day supply of medical marijuana at any point in time. This 35-day supply is set at 2.5 oz. Under certain conditions, however, a qualifying patient may be eligible for an additional amount of medical cannabis if their doctor can justify the need for it.
Cannabis is still considered a Schedule 1 drug under federal law, so it is not permitted to ship it into Kissimmee or any part of Kissimmee's home state, Florida.
Yes, it is possible to order cannabis online in Kissimmee. However, you must be a qualifying patient with a medical cannabis card before you can place an order with a dispensary.
No, there are no 24-hour dispensaries in Kissimmee. Dispensaries in Kissimmee are required by Florida law to be shut between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.
No. Kissimmee does not accept out-of-state medical marijuana cards from tourists. In order to use dispensaries in Kissimmee, a person must be resident in the city for at least 31 days and have a short-term property lease. Senate Bill 8A gave seasonal residents the right to apply for medical marijuana cards that would enable them to use dispensaries in Florida. Lease documents submitted as part of a seasonal resident medical marijuana card application must bear the exact name of the applicant.
Yes, qualifying patients must present their IDs every time they visit a dispensary in Kissimmee.
The only dispensary in Kissimmee is Trulieve.
Yes, dispensaries in Kissimmee scan patients' IDs to verify that their registration details are valid.
Only one of the Florida-licensed marijuana dispensaries operates in Kissimmee, serving residents from two different locations.
No, dispensaries in Kissimmee cannot accept credit card payments because cannabis transactions are still illegal under federal banking regulations.
There is no limit to the number of dispensaries that one can visit in Kissimmee in one day. Dispensaries, however, are obligated to ensure that medical marijuana purchases do not exceed a 35-day supply.
No, dispensaries in Kissimmee do not take health insurance payments for medical marijuana.
Yes, dispensaries in Kissimmee track weed purchases in order to ensure that patients do not exceed the allowed limit. Per Senate Bill 8A, dispensaries in Kissimmee are required to electronically record the date and time of each medical weed purchase, the quantity and type of the medical weed product, and the name and registration details of the qualifying patient who made the purchase. Each qualifying patient's online Medical Marijuana Use Registry profile has a tracker showing the "Smoking Amount Eligible to be Dispensed."
Only qualifying patients who are 18 and over can enter a dispensary in Kissimmee. If the qualifying patient is below 18, only their caregivers are allowed to make purchases on their behalf.
Regulation of cannabis in Kissimmee is the responsibility of the City of Kissimmee Division of Code Enforcement, and information about the division can be found on its webpage. Overall responsibility for cannabis regulation in Kissimmee's home state, Florida, is borne by the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU).
Illegal cannabis activities in Kissimmee can be reported to the Kissimmee Police Department at:
Kissimmee Police Department
101 Church Street,
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 847-2821