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Telehealth Appointments Reinstated By Florida Emergency Order

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Updated on March 13, 2023
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In the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Health has released an emergency order that allows certain medical marijuana (MMJ) patients the option of renewing their certification via telehealth appointment. More information on which patients are eligible can be found below.

Which Patients Qualify For Telehealth?

If you’re an existing Florida medical marijuana cardholder, you can likely benefit from the latest emergency order by following the steps below:

1.) Ensure you’re in one of the following counties that have reinstated telehealth:

  • Charlotte
  • Collier
  • DeSoto
  • Flagler
  • Hardee
  • Hendry
  • Highlands
  • Hillsborough
  • Lake
  • Lee
  • Manatee
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Pinellas
  • Polk
  • Putnam
  • St. Johns
  • Sarasota
  • Seminole
  • Volusia

2.) Ensure your most recent, in-person marijuana card exam was conducted within the last 30 weeks.

3.) Ensure your smartphone or computer has a working camera.

4.) Schedule a telehealth follow-up with your CannaMD prescribing physician.

Keep in mind: the Florida emergency order that makes telehealth available expires on November 30th, 2022. Be sure to check your eligibility soon, before time runs out!


If you have questions about medical marijuana, we can help. CannaMD has a team of certified medical marijuana doctors who are prepared to answer any questions you might have! You can reach us at (855) 420-9170.  You can also find out if you qualify for medical marijuana with our quick online application.

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Author Bio

Thomas Wrona

Thomas Wrona

Thomas Wrona is a freelance writer and former pro athlete who believes that nature’s wisdom provides an antidote to the stress of modern life. To date, Thomas has written over 1,000 articles in the cannabis/hemp niche. His writing focuses on how cannabis activates inner equilibrium en route to helping us stay above equilibrium with our environment. When he’s not writing about cannabis, fitness, or holistic living, you’ll probably find him outside!
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