Florida cannabis business compliance guide

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‍Market Type

In Florida, cannabis is regulated by the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU). Only medical cannabis is allowed.Β 

Tracking and Inventory

Florida uses a unique state traceability system, MMUR.Β  While the state has announced an intention to additionally use Biotrack, it has not been implemented at this time.

Purchase Limits


  • Purchase limits are by prescription - 45 day supply maximum.
  • Maximum Possession Limit is 4 Oz.



No cannabis specific taxes.


Delivery may only be conducted for patients and caregivers.Β  There is no delivery ruleset specifically, but it is permitted by statute.

Things to Note

Special rules, things that have come up, regulator confirmation of things, guidance

State Resources

The OMMU hosts all rules and regulations.Β 

Menu Approval Required

According to an Emergency rule, effective 8/9/22, Florida requires Dispensary Websites to be approved by the State prior to going online.




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