The Florida Department of Health
Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU)

Attention: The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV) will be updating their photo and residency services from Saturday, February 4, 2023, at 2:00 PM (EST) to Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 12:00 PM (EST). During this time, HSMV photo and residency services may experience potential intermittent unavailability for patients and caregivers who are submitting their initial or renewal applications.

Applicants may either wait for this maintenance to be completed, or they may supply their own, "passport-style" photograph in accordance to 381.986 (7)(a)2., Florida Statutes, or supply their own proof of residence documentation in accordance with 381.986 (5).(b)., Florida Statutes.

Please note, supplying your own photo may increase the application's approval processing time up to 10 business days.


Medical marijuana and low-THC cannabis are available in Florida for qualified patients. Learn the steps to treatment.


The OMMU offers many resources for physicians who are authorized to order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana in Florida.

Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers

Licensed medical marijuana treatment centers (MMTCs) are the only businesses in Florida authorized to cultivate, process and dispense low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana.

Working to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.


We are the OMMU

Every day, the OMMU works to provide qualified patients, caregivers and physicians the information and resources they need to access Florida's medical marijuana program.

The OMMU also writes and implements the Department of Health's rules for medical marijuana; oversees the statewide Medical Marijuana Use Registry; licenses Florida businesses to cultivate, process and dispense medical marijuana to qualified patients and certifies marijuana testing laboratories to ensure the health and safety of the public as it relates to marijuana. 

Review the latest information about the Office of Medical Marijuana Use and medical marijuana in Florida in our weekly updates.

Find a qualified physician in your area that can properly diagnose and order low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana for you or a loved one.

Find a licensed medical marijuana treatment center (MMTC) in your area that can dispense low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana.