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Tierra Healthcare is a medical practice that provides physician recommendations for the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients. It is the sole responsibility of the patient to follow all applicable Florida laws related to the use of medical marijuana.

Below are links providing you with relevant Florida Medical Marijuana resources. If you feel that we are missing information, please contact Tierra Healthcare Concepts by clicking here.

Patients using medical marijuana are RESTRICTED from the following:

  • The transfer to a person other than the qualified patient for whom it was ordered or their legal representative.
  • The use or administration on any form of public transportation, in any public place, in a qualified patient’s place of employment, if restricted by his or her employer, in a state correctional institution, on the grounds of a preschool, primary school, or secondary school or any school bus or vehicle.

Other Resources

THC Physicians

Florida Department of Health

Office of Medical Marijuana Use

The Office of Compassionate Use is charged with writing and implement the department’s rules for medical cannabis, overseeing the statewide Medical Marijuana Use Registry, and licensing seven Florida businesses to cultivate, process, and dispense medical cannabis to qualified patients.

Florida Medical Marijuana

Current Regulations & Laws

Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization, Amendment 2, (2016)

Florida Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

  • FAQ's Florida
FAQ's Florida
Do you accept insurance?

No, THC is a specialty medical practice. We are not a contracted provider for Medicare, Medicaid, or any other health or medical insurance plan. We accept cash, check, or credit card payments only. Payment is due at the time of service.

What do I need to bring to the office for my first appointment?
  1. A copy of your driver’s license.
  2. Name, phone and fax number of your current or previous doctor or medical facility where you have been treated.
  3. Any copies of medical records you have.
Do I get my medical marijuana card from you?

No, your medical marijuana card will be issued by the department of health. We will provide you with the application needed to submit along with your application

Do I get my medical marijuana recommendation on my first visit? 

Yes, if the physician concludes that your medical condition meets the requirements set forth by the Florida department of health.

How much does it costs for the first visit?

$195 certification visit – the Florida department of health requires patients to be certified for the use of medical marijuana every 210 days (7 months). If you have a qualifying medical condition, your initial visit will include certification and you will be required to complete a certification visit every 7 months thereafter.

What about the follow-up visit?

Follow up visits are scheduled on a per-patient basis as needed. Most patients will need at least one follow-up visit per year.

How long is my medical marijuana card good for?

Your medical marijuana card will be good for one year. You will be required to submit a renewal application to the medical marijuana use registry, along with the $75 fee prior to the expiration of your card.

How often do I need to see the doctor?

The Florida department of health requires patients to be certified for the use of medical marijuana at least every 210 days (7 months). Certification requires an in-person visit with the physician and includes a medical evaluation and medical marijuana recommendation.

What do I need to do to get my medical marijuana card?

The department of health requires all patients to complete the “medical marijuana use registry patient id card application”. This is a simple one-page application that we provide for you at the time of your certification visit. The department of health charges a $75 processing fee and requires you to submit a passport photo with the application. We’ll provide you with both the application and the passport photo at the time of your initial visit.

Where do I get my medical marijuana?

You’ll get your medical marijuana from a dispensary. Currently, there are 7 licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Florida. We work with modern health concepts. They are based out of Miami and will deliver to your home for free if you live in Dade county. If you live within four hours of Dade county, they will deliver to your home for a fee of $25. This is subject to change.

How much medical marijuana can I get with each order?

The maximum quantity that we can order for each patient is a seventy (70) day supply. The physician may authorize a maximum of two additional seventy (70) day supply refills.