For over 4,000 years cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes throughout the world. It’s medical uses are well known and documented. In November 2016 the citizens of Florida overwhelmingly voted to pass Amendment 2, also known as the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Dr. Kalnoky is one of a handful of doctors in the Sarasota/Manatee Counties who is licensed to prescribe Medical Cannabis. 

Medical Marijuana is now available to any adult with the following conditions: 

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Amylotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Medical Conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated (If the physician believes the benefits of medical cannabis outweigh the risks; this is on a case by case basis)

To be qualified for medical marijuana you need to be a resident of Florida or have a utility bill in your name with a Florida address. The price for the initial consultation is $180 with recertifications every seven months for $100. Please bring all relevant medical records and medication lists to your first visit. 

If you feel you could benefit from Medical Marijuana or would like to integrate it into your treatment regime please call the office at 941-921-0986 to schedule an appointment.