TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursery and a man who suffers from epilepsy filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Gov. Rick Scott’s administration that contends that state officials are flouting the state’s new medical marijuana law. It’s the latest legal challenge against the way Florida officials and state legislators have acted since voters approved medical…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is moving forward with the outsourcing of medical marijuana identification cards despite a protest on how the contract was awarded, health officials said Monday. The Office of Medical Marijuana Use signed a contract with Veritec Solutions LLC, which it planned on awarding last month. Automated Health Systems filed an administrative…

Our veterans have made a difference in Florida’s medical cannabis industry, and Veterans day was a celebration that including thanking them for their service and celebrating what the industry could do for them. In Florida, when Medical Cannabis became legal in 2014, it was all about children with intractable seizure disorders. As the bills and…

WASHINGTON D.C.–The American Legion on Thursday held a press conference in Washington D.C., to announce results from a recent survey of veterans’ households. Survey results indicated that 92 percent of those polled support increased medical cannabis research. “The results are significant and reinforce The American Legion’s continued efforts, under Resolution 11, to urge Congress to…

Florida’s medical marijuana regulations are strangling patients with limited options.  After a successful passing of Amendment 2 with a mandate of 71.3%, medical marijuana patients in Florida find themselves with limited options.  With the Florida medical marijuana patient count surging, there are minimal doctors to choose from, and regulations that impede patients ability to get the healthcare they…

Despite a shaky rollout, Florida’s full-fledged medical marijuana industry is off to an explosive start. More than 30,000 patients have enrolled in the MMJ program since June – a 183% increase – and total patient counts will soon eclipse 50,000. Here’s what you need to know about the situation: Seventy-one percent of Florida voters approved…

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