In Florida, What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana?




Debilitating medical conditions are those that interfere with normal daily life and a person's ability to function normally. There are many conditions and symptoms that would be considered debilitating, but disease or, illnesses that considerably interfere with a person's physical or mental abilities would be considered debilitating. 

Chronic medical conditions are those that persist over time, sometimes with progressively worsening symptoms. According to the Department of Health, a chronic medical condition has severe symptoms that persist for a minimum of three months (90-days).


Medical marijuana card debilitating medical conditions as described by the Florida Department of Health:


Article X, Section 29, (b), (1)


“Debilitating medical condition means cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or other debilitating medical condition of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated, and for which a physician believes the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient.”

With the Florida Healing Connection, our Board-Certified doctors who use their professional medical judgment, based on years of experience certifying patients for medical marijuana, with conditions of "like-kind". 

The following list of 40 common debilitating illnesses of like-kind, may qualify you for a medical marijuana card in Florida in 2021. 


  1. ALS

  2. Alzheimers Disease

  3. Anorexia

  4. Anxiety disorders

  5. Arthritis

  6. Asthma

  7. Autism

  8. Back pain

  9. Cancer & chemotherapy symptoms

  10. Chronic pain

  11. Chronic stress

  12. Chron's Disease

  13. Depression

  14. Diabetes

  15. Drug Addiction - rehabilitation 

  16. Epilepsy & seizures

  17. Fibromyalgia 

  18. Glaucoma

  19. HIV/AIDS

  20. Heart Disease

  21. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  22. Leukemia

  23. Liver Disease  

  24. Lupus 

  25. Migraines 

  26. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

  27. Muscle Spasms

  28. Muscular Dystrophy

  29. Nausea and persistent vomiting

  30. Neuropathic pain

  31. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 

  32. Osteoporosis  

  33. Parkinson's

  34. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  35. Restless Leg Syndrome 

  36. Skin Cancer

  37. Sleeping problems

  38. Stroke

  39. Traumatic Brain Injuries 

  40. Ulcerative Colitis 

How to Get Started?

If you are not sure if you have a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Florida, you can fill out the pre-patient packet below to get started. 

See if I Qualify for Medical Marijuanas in Florida

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