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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What Florida medical marijuana will look like under proposed rules

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 10:57 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida health officials have issued their proposed rules to implement the state’s constitutional medical marijuana amendment. The regulations that were released on Friday by the Department of Health…

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Florida GOP lawmakers shoot down bid to allow smoking of medical marijuana

Published: Jun 8, 2017, 1:56 pm • Updated: Jun 8, 2017, 1:56 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida legislators are spending their second day of a special session wrangling over money for public schools and medical marijuana. House Democrats on Thursday wanted to allow the smoking of…

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Looks like Florida will get at least one more medical marijuana distributor

Published: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm • Updated: May 24, 2017, 2:25 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled on Tuesday that…

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Cannabis firms in Colorado, Florida partner to provide pharma-quality medical marijuana products

Published: May 18, 2017, 2:30 pm • Updated: May 18, 2017, 2:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis products firms Wana Brands and Alternative Medical Enterprises LLC have inked a deal that’s one part national expansion play and another part investment in a growing trend: pharmaceutical-quality medical marijuana. Wana Brands, an…

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Florida medical marijuana legislation not perfect, but must pass today

Published: May 5, 2017, 6:45 am • Updated: May 5, 2017, 8:19 am By Joe Reedy,  associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is closer to getting medical marijuana legislation passed. The Senate approved a bill (HB 1397) on Thursday by a 31-7 vote. The measure passed the…

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