Sanctuary Wellness Institute Medical Marijuana Card Doctors Fort Myers, FL

New Patients Only $199

Renewals Only $99

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Apply for Your Medical Marijuana Card in Fort Myers, FL

The Sanctuary Wellness Institute

9160 Forum Corporate Pkwy, Suite 350 Fort Myers, FL 32301

The Sanctuary Wellness Institute Medical Marijuana Doctors are advocates for Florida patients. We walk our clients through the entire process of obtaining a medical marijuana card. No prior evaluation is required to meet with our certified physician. Call us today at (239) 880-3457 to schedule your appointment.

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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Fort Myers, Fl

step 1

Contact The Sanctuary to Arrange an Appointment with a Certified Doctor

In order to get approved for a Florida medical marijuana card, you will need to meet with a doctor first. Initiate the process by reaching out to The Sanctuary and scheduling a visit with one of our approved physicians near you. Our dedicated staff will assist you in securing an appointment and navigating the next steps.

step 2

Consult with a Florida Cannabis Doctor

During an initial consultation, your licensed medical marijuana doctor will assess whether you have any qualifying condition(s) that make you eligible for medical cannabis usage. If you are deemed eligible, your doctor will submit your information to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR), overseen by the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU).

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Complete Your Registration Online or by Mail

Once your details are recorded in the MMUR by your medical marijuana provider, you may apply for a medical marijuana card with the Florida OMMU online or by mail. The Sanctuary can assist you with this process. Note that the application requires a $75 fee and a valid Driver’s License or state ID.

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Medical Marijuana Doctor in Fort Myers, Fl
9160 Forum Corporate Pkwy Suite 350
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: (239) 880-3457

Directions to Our Fort Myers, FL Office

Head south on Richmond Ave N toward E 7th St 34 sec (0.3 mi) Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto E 6th St 2 min (1.3 mi) Take Lee Blvd to Destination Drive in Fort Myers 18 min (10.2 mi) Turn left onto Williams Ave 0.4 mi Turn right onto Lee Blvd 7.7 mi Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto FL-82 W 2.1 mi Follow Destination Drive, Champion Ring Rd and Forum Corporate Pkwy to your destination 3 min (0.9 mi) Turn left onto Destination Drive 0.1 mi Continue straight to stay on Destination Drive 180 ft Turn right onto Champion Ring Rd 0.5 mi Turn right onto Forum Corporate Pkwy 0.1 mi Turn right 194 ft Slight right Destination will be on the left 151 ft

Head west toward Cape Coral Pkwy E 6 sec (102 ft) Take FL-867 N/McGregor Blvd and Colonial Blvd to Forum Blvd in Fort Myers 25 min (11.7 mi) Turn right onto Cape Coral Pkwy E 141 ft Make a U-turn at Vincennes Blvd Pass by Wendy's (on the left in 0.3 mi) 0.9 mi Continue onto Cape Coral Bridge 1.2 mi Take the Magnolia Pointe exit toward Mc Gregor Blvd/Caloosa Y&R Club Dr 0.3 mi Continue onto College Pkwy 0.2 mi Turn left onto FL-867 N/McGregor Blvd 3.1 mi Turn right onto Colonial Blvd 0.1 mi Use the left lane to take the ramp onto Colonial Blvd 0.8 mi Keep left to stay on Colonial Blvd 5.2 mi Continue on Forum Blvd to your destination 5 min (1.7 mi) Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Forum Blvd 0.6 mi Turn left onto Champion Ring Rd 0.9 mi Turn left onto Forum Corporate Pkwy 0.2 mi Turn right 194 ft Slight right Destination will be on the left151 ft

Get on I-75 N from Three Oaks Pkwy 9 min (5.8 mi) Head north on Tampa Rd toward Coral Gables Rd 0.2 mi Turn right onto San Carlos Blvd 0.5 mi Turn left onto Three Oaks Pkwy 1.7 mi Turn right onto Alico Rd 171 ft Use the right lane to take the I-75 N ramp to Tampa 1.8 mi Keep left and merge onto I-75 N 1.6 mi Follow I-75 N to Destination Drive in Fort Myers 7 min (7.6 mi) Merge onto I-75 N 7.0 mi Take exit 138 toward Ft Myers 0.3 mi Turn right onto FL-82 E/Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 0.2 mi Take Champion Ring Rd and Forum Corporate Pkwy to your destination 2 min (0.8 mi) Turn right onto Destination Drive 213 ft Continue straight to stay on Destination Drive 180 ft Turn right onto Champion Ring Rd 0.5 mi Turn right onto Forum Corporate Pkwy 0.1 mi Turn right 194 ft Slight right Destination will be on the left 151 ft

How to Register for Medical Marijuana in FL

Watch our quick tutorial on how to register with the State for medical marijuana in FL.

How to Renew Your Florida Medical Marijuana Card

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Florida certification expire one year after it is issued. Patients can apply for card renewals up to 45 days before they expire. If this is not done, the state will mark the card as delinquent and you will no longer be able to use it. You can renew your card online with The Sanctuary Wellness Institute.

Florida patients will also need to see a medical marijuana doctor every seven months or 210 days for a recertification appointment according to state law. These consultations can take place in person or online.

To renew your card, follow these steps:

  1. Schedule a recertification appointment with one of the Sanctuary’s medical marijuana doctors
  2. Submit a renewal application through the MMUR ("Medical Marijuana Use Registry") online portal or by mail
  3. Pay the state’s $75 renewal fee

The OMMU usually reviews online applications within 10 business days of receiving them.

Who Is Eligible for a Medical Marijuana Card in Florida?

You are eligible for medical marijuana in Florida if:

  • You are at least 18 years old (caregivers who are at least 21 years old may apply on behalf of patients younger than 18).
  • You have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition by a state-certified medical marijuana doctor.
  • You are a permanent or temporary Florida resident.
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How Do I Prove Florida Residency?

Applicants for Florida MMJ cards need to be residents of Florida, either full-time or part-time. Full-time residents will also need a valid Florida driver's license or state identification card. Other forms of proof of residency will not be accepted when applying for an MMJ card as a full-time resident.

Full-Time Residents

If a full-time resident applies online, the registration will immediately validate a driver's license or state ID with the DMV. If applying on paper, full-time residents will need to provide a copy of their Florida driver's license or state ID card.

Temporary/Part Time/Seasonal Residents

A temporary resident is defined by Florida law as someone who:

  • Spends at least 31 days in Florida each calendar year
  • Returns to their native state at least once per year
  • Is a registered voter in the United States or pays income taxes in another state

Temporary residents will need to provide copies of two of the following documents:

  • A mortgage, a deed, a monthly mortgage statement, a mortgage payment booklet, or a lease agreement
  • One proof of residence address from a person with whom the part-time resident lives, as well as a declaration stating that the part-time resident resides there
  • A hook-up/work order for water, cable, or electricity that is less than 60 days old
  • A bill for water, cable, or utilities that is less than 60 days old
  • Mail received from a financial institution within the last 60 days
  • Mail that is less than 60 days old from a federal, state, county, or city government agency

Where Can I Buy Medical Marijuana in Fort Myers?

Once you have your MMJ card, there are a variety of state-approved dispensaries in Fort Myers where you can use it. Some of the best ones include:

  • Liberty Health Sciences: 8951 Daniels Pkwy., Suite 140, Fort Myers, FL 33912
  • MÜV: 10993 Colonial Blvd Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL 33913
  • Curaleaf: 4480 Fowler Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
  • Fluent: 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct., Fort Myers, FL 33912
  • Trulieve: 12575 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33907

You can find a complete, up-to-date listing of state-approved dispensaries with this search tool sponsored by the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU).

Florida Medical Marijuana Card Conditions

The OMMU is in charge of MMJ card distribution in Florida. Only Florida residents who meet the state's criteria can apply.

Applicants under the age of 18 will be to include a designation of an adult caregiver within their application and the MMUR. Only caregivers are permitted to purchase medical marijuana products for patients who are minors.

Call (239) 880-3457 with any questions and to schedule your evaluation!

In order to be eligible you will need to be diagnosed with one of the following qualifying conditions:

Frequently Asked Questions

In Florida, there are three charges involved with obtaining a card:

1. Initial Medical Marijuana Doctor Consultation

For new patients, The Sanctuary Wellness Institute provides your initial consultation for $199.

2. Application Charges

New applications and renewals cost $75 each.. A $2.75 convenience fee is applied to online payments.

3. Recertification Fees for Doctors

Every seven months, patients must receive recertification from a medicinal marijuana doctor. Your recertification visit through the Sanctuary costs just $99 and can be held online!

Patients and caregivers must apply for a yearly renewal 45 days before the expiration dates of their cards. You have the option of submitting your application online or via mail.

According to the Florida Department of Health, patients must be re-certified by a medical marijuana doctor once every seven months.

According to Florida law, you can only use medical marijuana on private, non-federal land that is not visible to the public. Medical marijuana cannot be legally consumed on or in the following locations:

  • Public transportation
  • Public areas
  • The workplace (unless approved by your employer)
  • State correctional facilities
  • Parks, museums, and other federal property
  • The grounds of a preschool, primary, or secondary school
  • School buses
  • Vehicles
  • Aircraft
  • Motorboats

Prospective medical cannabis patients in Florida must attend an in-person appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor to be eligible for an MMJ card. However, existing patients can attend online appointments to maintain their eligibility and renew their cards.

As long as you have one of the state’s qualifying conditions, the process of obtaining a medical marijuana card in Florida is fairly straightforward. The Sanctuary’s knowledgeable staff can guide you through each step of it.

No–you cannot enter a Florida dispensary without first showing your state-issued medical marijuana card.

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