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Bowing To Criticism, Florida Health Regulators Agree To Delay Legal Pot Distribution Rule

FLORIDA:  Health regulators will almost certainly delay a rule that will eventually create the framework for the state’s new medical marijuana industry after an outcry from a legislative panel saying the proposed regulation went too far. At what was expected to be the Department of Health’s final day-long hearing on the proposed rule Friday, Office Read the full article…

13 Challenges Filed Over Medical Marijuana Licenses

FLORIDA: Florida’s Department of Health has received 13 administrative challenges over the selection of nurseries to grow medical marijuana in the state. An administrative challenge has been filed in all five regions. Redland Nursery filed challenges over the awarding of licenses in two regions. The Office of Compassionate Care named the five nurseries Nov. 23. In order to Read the full article…

6 Companies Vie For SW Florida’s Medical Marijuana Business

FLORIDA:  The six nursery businesses that have applied to be southwest Florida’s medical marijuana dispensing organization are turning to prominent professionals in the Sunshine State and cultivation experts from Colorado who have experience in the pot-growing industry. The state has been divided into five regions and only one license will be issued per region. Overall, 28 applications were submitted Read the full article…

Changes Blooming In Senate Pot Plan

FLORIDA:  The leader of the Senate’s move to jump-start Florida’s medical marijuana industry has agreed to increase the level of euphoria-inducing THC in the limited types of pot allowed under a nearly year-old law. Senate Regulated Industries Chairman Rob Bradley also has signed off on a change to make room for nurseries that don’t meet Read the full article…

No Pot Dealers On Street Corners If Florida’s Medical Marijuana Law Passes

FLORIDA:  If you have heard any of the ubiquitous anti-marijuana rhetoric which predicts almost apocalyptic effects should Florida’s medical marijuana bill pass by popular vote on November 4, 2014, and constitutionally amend Florida’s State Constitution, pushers will be given official titles called “care givers,” and they will be convicted felons, will not require background checks, and Read the full article…

Florida: Medical Marijuana Legalization To Be Limited To Only Five Pot Dispensaries Chosen In Lottery

FLORIDA:  Florida’s medical marijuana legalization is expected to go through in November assuming a very popular amendment is passed by the state’s population, but already one obstacle being raised is the limitation of only five medical marijuana dispensaries. To top it off, these businesses will be chosen at random, not based upon capability to serve Read the full article…