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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Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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Florida Senate proposes increase in number of medical marijuana licenses

Published: Apr 4, 2017, 11:04 am • Updated: Apr 4, 2017, 11:04 am TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Senate’s version of a bill to implement the state’s medical marijuana constitutional amendment has passed its first committee. The bill (SB 406) passed the Health Quality Committee on Tuesday. It must go…

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Florida committee decides Amendment 2 doesn’t include smoking, vaping, edibles

Published: Mar 29, 2017, 8:28 am • Updated: Mar 29, 2017, 8:53 am TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A bill to implement Florida’s medical marijuana constitutional amendment has passed its first committee in the state’s House of Representatives. The bill (HB 1397) passed the Health Quality Subcommittee on Tuesday. It must go…

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