Sunday, October 21, 2018

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NO SMOKEABLE MARIJUANA

Florida is rapidly shaping up as a test case in whether the term “medical marijuana” necessarily includes actual herbaceous cannabis. On May 15, the state’s Health Department ordered Quincy-based Trulieve dispenary to stop selling...

FLORIDA MOVES TO IMPLEMENT MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHOUT LAWMAKERS INPUT

Florida voters overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana last election. Now what? The Florida Legislative session ended without a deal on medical marijuana. The biggest fights were over how many growers to allow and how many retail...

Miamians Throw “Medical Marijuana Party” With 50 Pounds of Weed, Get Arrested

Most sensible Americans these days believe in ending the War on Drugs. The facts are clear that low-level drug arrests ruin lives and tear families apart. Some day, selling weed in Florida will no...

Southern Attorney Plans To Spend Big to Help Legalize Medical Marijuana

John Morgan spent nearly $7 million pushing two statewide ballot initiatives to expand medical marijuana throughout the state of Florida. But that’s a drop in the bucket compared to what the wealthy Orlando attorney and...

Florida Now Has Medical Marijuana. Now What?

The Florida Legislature will have its hands full the next several months determining regulations for Amendment 2, which, despite garnering 71 percent of voters’ approval, is a bit wobbly in the knees. Although the amendment...

Amendment 2 Is Law – But Many Floridians Must Wait For Medical Marijuana

The passage of Amendment 2 by an overwhelming margin in November changed Florida’s constitution to allow more people to use higher-strength medical marijuana as of Tuesday. But don’t expect to be able to ask...

Why Florida’s Marijuana Amendment Won’t Be Felt For Months

The expansion of who can use medical marijuana, known as Amendment 2, takes effect Tuesday. The constitutional amendment was approved by close to three quarters of Florida voters. In 2014, the Florida Legislature approved the...

Florida Prepares For Medical Marijuana Amendment On Tuesday

The constitutional Amendment 2, which is scheduled to be effective on Tuesday, has been approved by 71 percent of Florida voters. The medical marijuana amendment will allow a higher strength medical marijuana for a...

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Rules Are STILL Evolving

Qualifying patients in search of a prescription for medical marijuana may want to start a doctor-patient relationship sooner rather than later. Three months is the minimum time a physician must have treated a patient in...

Here’s Who Scored The 7th Marijuana License in Florida

Less than two weeks before Florida’s constitutional amendment expanding the legal use of medical marijuana takes effect, the state’s Department of Health has approved a seventh license and could be on the verge of...