Florida May Make Telehealth Services For Medical Marijuana Patients Permanent – DOPE Magazine

by Newsfeed

Telehealth services that were made available to Florida’s medical marijuana patients due to the coronavirus pandemic may become a permanent option.

That’s according to the web publication Florida Politics, which reported this week that the temporary provision first established at the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak—and then extended in May—might become a fixture in the state’s medical cannabis program.

The state’s Department of Health unveiled emergency rules back in March that allowed licensed physicians in Florida to see their patients and issue prescriptions remotely. The state’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis extended telehealth services for medical marijuana patients another 60 days in May. Now, with the provision set to expire this week—and the coronavirus experiencing a resurgence in states…

Read Full Article Here