TAMPA (WFLA) – More than 50,000 patients in Florida have applied for medical marijuana use ID cards.
For most of 2017, the Florida Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) handed them out at a snail’s pace.
Christian Bax, director of the OMMU, told a recent legislative hearing that once his office has received an application, it takes 30 days to process.
That’s not what Janice Michalski of Pinellas County found. Janice has lived with significant pain for 20 years. She waited two months for the state to process her ID card.
Other patients we’ve spoken to say their waits are two