Is it Legal to Drive When Using Medical Marijuana?

Thanks to the recent legalization of medical marijuana, many Florida residents have finally found the relief they need for conditions like seizures, glaucoma, nausea, migraines, and more.

Unlike CBD, which is the extract of the non-psychoactive component of cannabis for medical use, medical marijuana is the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant used to treat symptoms of illness and disease. This means that medical marijuana does cause the psychoactive effects associated with the “high” of THC.

So is it legal to drive when using medical marijuana? Here is what you need to know before you get your first medical marijuana card from your doctor.

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How Medical Marijuana Helps with Glaucoma

Medical marijuana has been legalized in more than 30 states to treat specific health conditions, including cancer, chronic pain, and seizures. Now, it is also approved to address glaucoma, a serious disease of the eye. If you have already tried conventional glaucoma treatments without luck or if you want a gentler treatment that can still effectively reduce eye pressure, medical marijuana may be the best option