skip to content

It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

skip to content


Office of Compassionate Use

The Office of Compassionate Use is charged with implementing section 381.986, Florida Statutes.

Office of Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Implementation Update - June 2016

Fact Sheets

Quick Facts Sheet

Patient's Guide

Physician Requirements Guide

Low-THC Cannabis Patient Fact Sheet

Medical Cannabis Patient Fact Sheet

List of Physicians Who Have Completed the Low-THC and Medical Cannabis Continuing Medical Education

Approved Dispensing Organizations Map

Implementation Timeline

Bi-Weekly Updates

Section 381.986, Florida Statutes requires the Office of Compassionate Use to maintain a list of all qualified ordering physicians and medical directors. A list of all physicians who have completed the required continuing medical education requirements can be found on the Health Care Practitioner Data Portal

Medical marijuana is available in Florida, however, remains illegal under federal law.