Confusion As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect – Hernando County Criminal Lawyer Ocala Criminal Lawyer
There is a mass amount of confusion among health care professionals surrounding the Medical Marijuana Amendment that was passed in November. The Department of Health has been mostly silent on the particulars surrounding the implementation of the new amendment. Physicians are left to guess at exactly what they can and cannot do under the new amendment, even as it has now gone into effect.
The amendment opened up use for medical purposes to a host of different individuals, including those who have aids, cancer, PTSD and a host of other serious medical illnesses. But the problem is, without the regulations in place medical providers and dispensaries are unclear as to whom they can give Marijuana too. The amendment gives the state six months in order to craft the regulations.
Patients to whom a doctor recommends marijuana as a form of treatment, will be given an ID card and should hypothetically be allowed to now receive marijuana from a dispensary. But until the regulations are a bit more clear there is some unrest with dispensaries as there could be major consequences to dispensing marijuana to someone incorrectly.
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