Medical Marijuana: A Cash-Only Business

Marijuana is one of the newest drugs approved for medical treatment in Florida, but there’s only one way someone can pay for it – cash.

Unlike other drugs that can be picked up at a pharmacy, patients have to go to a licensed dispensary to purchase medical marijuana. There are more than a half dozen of them in South Florida.

Inside each of those dispensaries, you will find an ATM machine. There is a reason for it.

While the state of Florida allows the use of medical marijuana, the federal government does not. That means a patient cannot use more at