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The Process

Applying for a medical marijuana card can be a cumbersome process but with Compassionate Alternative Care we make it simple so that you can get the care you need as fast as possible. See our list of simple steps below.

1. Verify your condition and submit your medical record release form online.
2. Upon receipt and verification of your records our team will reach out to you and schedule an appointment with our physician within 24 hours.
3. Once you have seen our Physician he/ she will register you into the Medical Marijuana Registry.
4. Once our Physician has put you into the registry you will receive an email from the state and Our team will walk you through the process. This is a yearly $75 fee from the state.
5. Within 5-7 business days(This may vary due to state volume) you will receive an email from the state letting you know that you may go to the dispensaries. Your permanent card will come in the mail 4-6 weeks later. While waiting for your permanent card your drivers license/ state I.D. will work as your permanent card.

Eligible Conditions

The State of Florida recognizes a specific list of conditions that warrant the use of medical marijuana, before applying please confirm that you have been diagnosed with one of the conditions in the list below.

-Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
-Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
-Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
-Crohn's Disease
-Parkinson's Disease
-Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
-Chronic pain
-Other Terminal Conditions
-Other medical conditions with similar symptoms to those listed above

About Us

We are a local veteran-owned medical marijuana practice. The owner runs the day-to-day operation, and as a result, you will be treated like family. Staying small and intimate allows us to meet patients where they are, and meet their needs on an individual basis. The owner is also a registered patient who understands how to navigate the program. For THC-naive patients, we like to join you at your first dispensary to ensure you have a positive experience. For experienced THC patients, we like to develop strategies to maximize discount savings for each dispensary. All patients can rely on a free consultant available to them via text and phone during business hours. Come join our family, and get the customer service and relief you deserve.


See below for some answers to the most common questions. If you have a question that isn't listed below feel free to reach out to us and we will get it answered as quickly as possible.

Q: How do I get started?

A: You verify that you have a an approved condition or symptoms similar to an approved condition, and then submit your medical record release form.

Q: How long will it take to get my card?

A: Typical turnaround from the time you schedule your appointment with us to receiving your physical card is 3-4 weeks.

Q: Do I have to see a doctor?

A: You need to have your physician diagnose the original ailment and then you will see our in-house physician.

Q: Do I get my medication from you?

A: No, we simply certify you to use medical marijuana with the State of Florida. See our partners page for a list of dispensary options.

Q: What is the total cost?

A: There is a $200 fee to see the doctor, get certified and get assistance with the application. Last but not least there is a $75 fee charged by the State of Florida to process your application.

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