Florida MS Patient Seeks Medical Marijuana Ruling After Drug Charge

FT. PIERCE, FL. — 32 year old Angel Luis Hernandez is asking a Nineteenth StoryJudicial Circuit Court Judge to allow him to use marijuana for treatment of his multiple sclerosis.

Hernandez, of West Palm Beach, was stopped last year on the Florida Turnpike with 6 grams of marijuana in his possession.

He was given a notice to appear in court on the drug charges.

Hernandez says that he has had MS for the past ten years and medical marijuana is the only medication that has helped him.

Hernandez is seeking to have his use of marijuana declared a medical necessity.

Currently 14 states allow for the use of medical marijuana.

Florida does not. Source.

For more information on Medical marijuana and MS, please see:

Pot Shows Promise for Reducing Multiple Sclerosis Patients’ Symptoms

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