Floridas first medical marijuana program came into being by statute when Governor Rick Scott signed the “Charlottes Web” bill into law. The current system Florida operates under, dubbed Amendment 2, has been in law since Jan 2017. Advocates, patients and entrepreneurs all agree the current system needs updating and the logical answer to that is…

A Tallahassee judge issued a final order Tuesday in a dispute over a marijuana license earmarked for a black farmer, one of 10 coveted medical-marijuana licenses ordered by state lawmakers as part of a law passed last year. Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson granted a temporary injunction requested by Columbus Smith, a Panama City…

A Tallahassee judge Thursday ordered health officials to stop the process of granting a marijuana license to a black farmer, one of 10 coveted new pot licenses approved by the Legislature this year. The state Office of Medical Marijuana Use was supposed to grant all of the licenses by Oct. 3, but has not begun…

The following is Trulieve’s response to Aphria’s motion to prevent whole flower sales in Florida 1 4817-0926-2936 52049/0004 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH STATE OF FLORIDA GEORGE HACKNEY, INC. d/b/a TRULIEVE, Petitioner, vs. Case No. __________________ FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Respondent. ____________________________________ / PETITIONER’S OPPOSITION TO DFMMJ INVESTMENTS LLC’S MOTION TO INTERVENE IN DECLARATORY STATEMENT PROCEEDING Petitioner,…

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…

Originally posted on WUSF.  Gov. Rick Scott this summer signed into law  a bill that implemented the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, known as Amendment 2, which mandated an expansion of the state’s medical cannabis program. One requirement of that was the creation of a panel to review all physician certifications submitted to the medical…

A declaration of a national emergency to address the opioid epidemic should call for whatever sensible measures are available, including cannabis. In a recent piece published by floridamarijuana.net, Opioids: “A serious problem like we have never had, the President calls the epidemic a national emergency. Over history, when our country has faced periods of “National…

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