Medical marijuana conquered my 30-year opioid addiction, Florida man says

Published: Feb 21, 2018, 12:34 pm • Updated: Feb 21, 2018, 12:51 pm By Carol Kent Wyatt, Crestview News Bulletin Feb. 20–SUNNY HILLS — Garland Harp of Sunny Hills had a somewhat unique New Year’s Resolution this year. “I was determined to come completely off opioids,” said Harp, who has…

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Florida judge dismisses organization in medical marijuana lawsuit

Published: Jan 29, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 11:03 am By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the state’s decision to ban smokable forms of medical marijuana can proceed but without one of the key parties. Leon County…

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Florida lawyer disbarred for sending clients to unlicensed doc who charged $800 for fake MMJ certificates

Published: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm By Brendan Farrington, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida lawyer was disbarred Thursday for telling clients it was OK to possess, use and grow marijuana for medical use — more than two years before Florida…

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Man, nursery sue state of Florida over medical marijuana delays

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 9:00 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 9:01 am By Gary Fineout,  associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — 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…

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz: Time to remove cannabis-industry-punishing 280E from tax code

Published: Nov 8, 2017, 11:11 am • Updated: Nov 8, 2017, 11:11 am By Matt Gaetz, Guest Commentary In 1981, a Tax Court judge ruled on tax deductions taken by Mr. Jeff Edmonson, a man with a unique business: the large-scale distribution of drugs. For the tax year in question,…

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Florida congressman slams Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” medical marijuana position

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 2:59 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 4:10 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A freshman Republican congressman on Thursday condemned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” statements he made comparing medical cannabis legalization efforts to the origins of the current opioid epidemic. “It…

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Amazon primo shipment: Florida couple receives surprise 65 lbs weed with order

Published: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Oct 24, 2017, 12:12 pm By 7News / Scripps Staff Amazon customers in Orlando, Florida, were surprised to find 65 pounds of marijuana inside of four storage totes they had ordered. The 27-gallon totes should have been empty, the couple who ordered…

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Florida police arrest parents after teacher reports kid’s backpack smells of weed

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 8:03 am • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 8:03 am By The Associated Press HIALEAH, Fla. — A student’s backpack that smelled like marijuana led police in Florida to his house, where they found a small grow house run by his parents. Now, 41-year-old Rolando Naranjo and…

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