More than 600 Florida physicians, including 32 in metro Orlando, can now recommend medical marijuana to patients, but many have questions, and some are holding off until state rules for the emerging industry are clarified.
Orlando glaucoma specialist Javier Perez completed the eight-hour course required for state licensing about a month ago. As soon as he passed, he said he immediately asked a friend: “Now what?”
In November, voters approved a constitutional amendment that allows doctors to recommend full-strength marijuana for a variety of ailments including glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease and PTSD.
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