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DeSantis OKs telehealth for Florida medical marijuana patients

DeSantis OKs telehealth for Florida medical marijuana patients

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill allowing the state’s 828,000 medical marijuana patients to use telehealth to visit their doctors.

On Monday, DeSantis signed HB-387, titled “Medical Use of Marijuana,” which allows patients renewing their medical marijuana recommendation to meet with their doctors online.

Currently, patients must visit their doctor in person once every 210 days (approximately seven months) for renewal. New patients are still required to visit a doctor in person for their initial evaluation, according to the bill.

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