Section is Inserted in Article I of the Florida Constitution. Freedom
to Use Medicinal Marijuana for Specific Certified Medical Purposes.
Natural Person has the Right to obtain and use marijuana for medical
purposes when a licensed physician has certified:
use of marijuana is medically appropriate for that Person in the
Professional Judgment of that Physician, and
the Person's Health may Benefit from use of marijuana in the Treatment
of Cancer, HIV, AIDS, Anorexia, Glaucoma, Arthritis, Chronic Pain,
Spasticity, Migraine, and Other Specified Medical Condition or Illness.
legislature is authorized to enact measures implementing Certification
Procedures under this section. Notwithstanding this provision, no
legislation is required for this section to take legal effect.
physician may be subjected to criminal prosecution, professional
disciplinary regulation, or other legal sanction, based on his or
her certification of marijuana use under this section unless such
certification is fraudulent and the physician knows or should have
known of the fraud.
natural person may be subjected to criminal prosecution or other
legal sanction based on his or her cultivation, provision, transportation
or sale of marijuana for, or to, a person who has obtained marijuana
for certified medical use under this section.
any portion of this section is held invalid for any reason, the
remaining portions of this section, to the fullest extent possible,
shall be severed from the void portion and given the fullest possible
force and application on the day after approval by the electorate.