In 2016 amendment 2 was approved by 71% Floridians which legalized marijuana. Smoking cannabis was prohibited until 2018 as it was thought to be a potential health risk to the general public. Now patients can smoke marijuana to treat their debilitating conditions only if it’s recommended by a marijuana certified doctor. However, the orders need to be rewritten every 35 days by a certified physician and only 2.5oz can be bought or possessed every 35 days. Residents having qualifying medical conditions are also able to purchase sprays, oils, tinctures, cartridges, and edibles.

How to get medical marijuana in Sarasota?

To get medical marijuana for any qualifying conditions you will need your legal identity card. To obtain a medical marijuana card Sarasota you must be a permanent or seasonal resident of Florida and must have a qualifying medical condition like AIDS, PTSD, diabetes, cancer, arthritis and any others from the conditions listed by the state. You must get your approval from a licensed physician. Book appointment with a qualified doctor and after assessing your medical condition and previous medical history he will write your recommendation. After submitting the fee and filling the forms you will get your medical marijuana card within a few weeks. Marijuana cards last for one year but must be renewed every 30 weeks. You need to revisit your physician every 30 weeks to qualify for your card renewal. Always remember that you are not allowed to travel to any other state with marijuana as your card is only valid in the state from where you get it.

The risk associated with medical marijuana:

Medical marijuana is much safe from many pharmaceutical drugs. It benefits have outweighed its negative effects but there are few risks you should be aware of while using marijuana:

· Daily users of marijuana have 2%chance of developing schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized less ability to understand reality and abnormal behavior).

· Smoking cannabis daily can have subtle changes in the white matter of the brain which could impair communication.

· It can impact your driving skills and impaired driving is treated as driving under influence or DUI. You can be arrested or convicted of driving under influence.

· Cannabis can block pharmaceutical drugs from breaking down properly thus making them ineffective. Always discuss with your medical cannabis doctor if you are taking any other drug.

· Some other risks include extreme hunger, drowsiness, short term memory, and dizziness.

Benefits of marijuana:

Cannabinoids in marijuana interact with receptors in the body's endocannabinoid system which controls functions like mood, pain, sleep, and immunity. Below are a few of the health benefits of marijuana.

· Our skin is constantly damaged by free radicals from UV rays and pollutants. Antioxidants from marijuana neutralize the harmful components and protect the skin. Oil secretion we regulated which keeps skin moisturized as we grow old.

· Smokable pot lowers our body's BMI and a chance for type 2 diabetes is lowered by 30%

· Marijuana lessens hypertension and regulates blood pressure

· Cannabinoids reduce inflammation.

· Cannabis is considered great for reducing migraines.

· Neuroprotective property of marijuana protects the brain from any injury

· Marijuana inhibits tumor growth and lessens pains of chemotherapy.

Why MyFloridaGreen?

MyFloridaGreen is an established company with a network of experienced doctors. Meet our doctor Dr. Gerald E. Grubbs to get your recommendation to get a medical marijuana card in Sarasota.

Attend one of our education symposia to get information on cannabis and meet industry leaders and doctors in your area. Our low cost with 100% privacy and continuous care for patients have made us the most recommended brand.


Author's Bio: 

Those who are looking for a medical marijuana card in Naples or all over Florida and who do not have any idea about medical marijuana card they should visit My Florida Green. My Florida Green makes getting your Florida Medical Marijuana Card easy. HQ in Naples. Those who want to have access to medical marijuana in Naples will need to have a qualifying condition as determined by a medical doctor.