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Medical Marijuana

In order to be considered for a medical marijuana prescription, you must have a qualifying condition according to the state of Florida to benefit from the use of medical marijuana. Under Florida law, a qualifying medical 

condition must satisfy Senate Bill 8-A.

Qualifying conditions include:  

  • Cancer

  • Epilepsy

  • Glaucoma


  • PTSD

  • ALS

  • Crohn’s disease

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Terminal Conditions

  • Chronic nonmalignant Pain

Additionally, Senate Bill 8-A allows physicians to certify patients for medical marijuana recommendation after diagnosis of “other debilitating medical conditions of the same kind, class, or comparable to those above.

These may include:

  • Severe generalized anxiety disorder

  • Anorexia

  • Arthritis with chronic debilitating pain

  • Back pain

  • Cachexia

  • Cyclical vomiting syndrome

  • Diabetes

  • Hepatitis C

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (with chronic abdominal pain)

  • Lyme disease

  • Migraine

  • Muscle spasm

  • Muscular dystrophy

  • Severe & chronic pain

  • Severe nausea

  • Sickle cell anemia

  • Other debilitating conditions of like, kind, class


Step One: Pre-screening

Contact our office via telephone for a short pre-screening with one of our qualified medical marijuana staff members. During this process, we will discuss your medical conditions and the possibility of qualification for use of medical marijuana.  We will also discuss other preliminary objectives specific to your possible treatment using medical marijuana.  You may also choose to contact in person at Dr. Perrone ’s office.

Phone: (941) 795-0011
Address: 1884 59th St. W, Bradenton 


Step Two: Make An Appointment

At your appointment, Dr. Perrone will discuss your medical condition that may qualify you for the Florida Medical Marijuana Program. After review and approval, qualified patients will receive a medical marijuana recommendation. The office of medical marijuana will then contact you via email to get your medical marijuana card.

Some qualifying conditions may require medical records from your diagnosing physician.  In such cases, Dr. Perrone will discuss the collection of these medical records. If you already have medical records, you can fax or mail them to us or simply bring them to your appointment, whichever is more convenient.

Fax records to: (941) 792-7531
Mail records to: Bradenton Treatment Center 1884 59th Street West, Bradenton FL 34209

Please note that insurance companies do not cover medical marijuana consultations or the state’s medical marijuana application fee.

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