Florida Is the Nation's Fastest-Growing Medical Marijuana Market

Despite ongoing efforts by the Florida Legislature to thwart the will of the people, Florida likely has the fastest- growing medical marijuana program in the nation.

More than 213,000 people are enrolled, with 10,000-plus signing up every month.


David Kotler, a South Florida attorney who founded the Medical Marijuana Business Lawyers, LLC, says doctors here have been more eager to participate in the program than those in the Northeast states. He mentions Maryland in particular.

“Physicians in Florida were willing to see patients for eligible conditions,” he says. “In other states, it was slower to roll out.”