Marijuana is also called pot, weed, herb, grass, bud, and ganja. Marijuana is the mixture of the dried flowers of Cannabis sativa. Medical Marijuana has been legalized in more than half of the U.S. States and the DOC. It is legal in around 33 states of the U.S. If you qualify for Medical Marijuana Cards, then you must understand different qualifying conditions and patient rights.
As per Amendment 2, if you have the following medical conditions, then you are eligible to apply and secure a medical marijuana card in Florida:
- Crohn’s disease
- Chronic nonmalignant pain
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Multiple sclerosis
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Parkinson’s disease
- Terminal illness
Before using your medical marijuana card, you must understand your rights (patient’s rights) because, apart from benefits, there are also side effects of the drug. You should know everything about marijuana card to avoid mistakes in the future.
To know everything properly, it is essential to have a doctor’s consultation and recommendation. Having a medical marijuana card does not mean you won’t be arrested. Even if you have MMJ, still you can be arrested when you cross the limits. You can be arrested when you get found with excessive consumption than the amount recommended to you.
Even medical marijuana card is legalized in around 33 States of the USA, but still less than half of these states honor medical marijuana cards from other states.
Florida does not accept out of state Medical Marijuana (MMJ) Cards. Even if you have the Marijuana license in another state, but still you cannot register in Florida.
This is why patients should know the following things about traveling out of state with marijuana. If the patient does not follow the rule and travels to Florida with Marijuana.
Traveling Florida with Marijuana
Even if you are a patient and you have a medical marijuana doctor card with you, still you would not be able to travel with the drug in most of the cases. Hence, it is utmost important to consider below guidelines regarding traveling to Florida with Marijuana, even if you have a medical marijuana card:
- If you cross lines with medical marijuana, you can be arrested in the case of drug trafficking and a federal offense.
- If you are registered to medical marijuana (MMJ) card in your home state, and even if you have a prescription, but if you are traveling to Florida (a state where medical marijuana is not legal), then you can be arrested.
- If you are traveling to a state that accepts other state’s medical marijuana cards, then you can register and buy your medical marijuana there.
Hence, make sure you understand the guidelines about medical marijuana cards before traveling to another state. You should know the guidelines of the particular state before you travel there. As you can see, traveling to Florida with marijuana is not legal and Florida does not accept out of state medical marijuana cards.