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Florida’s Biggest Law Firms Tap New Gold Mine: State’s Proposed Medical-Weed Industry

Months before the state's November vote to legalize medical marijuana, some of Florida's biggest law firms are already staking their claims to the lucrative legal minefield of the budding weed industry.

FLORIDA:  For decades, attorney Richard Blau focused his legal savvy on the high-stakes business of booze. Alcohol-industry law was an attorney’s dream, full of unresolved questions and deep-pocketed players clawing their way to the top. So when Florida’s talk turned to marijuana, another storied pastime with its own dubious history, Blau’s titan of a law Read the full article…

MedMen Announces Acquisition Of Florida Marijuana License And Cultivation Facility

Marijuana is big business

CALIFORNIA: MedMen, the country’s leading cultivator, producer and retailer of state-sanctioned cannabis, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire dispensary and cultivation assets from Florida-based Treadwell Nursery. As part of the transaction, MedMen will acquire Treadwell Nursery’s cultivation facility situated on 5 acres in Eustis, Florida and the right to open 25 medical marijuana dispensaries in the State of Read the full article…

Florida: Court Strikes Down Legislative Ban On Medical Cannabis Smoking

NORML has long argued against regulations that limit or restrict patients' access to whole plant herbal cannabis.

FLORIDA: A Florida Circuit Court judge has ruled that a legislatively enacted ban on the smoking of medical cannabis by qualified patients is unconstitutional. State lawmakers in 2017 passed Senate Bill 8A - which sought to amend provisions in Amendment 2, a voter initiated constitutional amendment permitting the use and distribution of marijuana for medical purposes. Specifically, SB Read the full article…

Isodiol To Acquire Azure Water Bottling Facility In Florida

Isodiol gets into bottling biz

CANADA: Isodiol International , a global Bioactive CBD innovator specializing in the development of pharmaceutical and wellness products, is proud to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, IsoBev Inc., has reached a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Azure Bottling, a premier water bottling facility located in Leesburg, Florida. Azure is a state of the art facility Read the full article…

Some State Leaders Challenging Marijuana Election Results

MJ LEGAL NEWS

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Political leaders in several states are threatening to thwart the implementation of voter-approved initiatives specific to the regulation of marijuana. “Voters spoke clearly on election day. They believe that cannabis should be legal and that its sale ought to be regulated accordingly,” said NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri. “Politicians should respect these outcomes, Read the full article…

Legalization of Cannabis Pending in Nine States

pot flag

NEW YORK: Americans are more open minded about legalizations of Cannabis than ever before. A recent Gallup poll shows that about 60% of Americans support legal cannabis use. The surprising parts about this poll is the rising support for cannabis reform across all age groups. Take this into perspective and now you have nine states Read the full article…

Law Enforcement Backs Legalizing Marijuana In Florida

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana.

FLORIDA:  The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea. At the Collier County Library located off Airport Road, a small group gathered to discuss the benefits of recreational and medical marijuana. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana. They believe law Read the full article…

Florida Medical-Marijuana Applicants Foresee Stores, Door-To-Door Service

“We’re really strong financially," Hank said.  "We’ve received or have pledged to us more than $500,000.”

FLORIDA: Eight companies vying to become the first in Central Florida to produce medical marijuana are proposing a wide range of retail options, from one central dispensary with delivery services to more than a dozen retail stores. The Florida Department of Health is reviewing applications to decide which one will be licensed for the Central Read the full article…

“Florida Cannabis Act” Would Legalize Marijuana

Sensible Florida and an associated group, Regulate Florida. Together, they have developed a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adults.

FLORIDA: Michael Minardi is on a mission to make recreational marijuana legal in Florida next year. Asked how he would do that, considering that a ballot measure to legalize just medical marijuana didn’t pass in 2014, he says, “We’re going to use science, and we’re going to use stats.” Minardi is a West Palm Beach attorney Read the full article…

Recreational Marijuana On 2016 Florida Ballot? Petition Needs 683,000 Signatures

FLORIDA: Regulate Florida, a political committee that wants to amend the Florida constitution to legalize and regulate adult use of marijuana for recreational use, has been given the go-ahead by the Department of State, Division of Elections to work on getting its initiative placed on the 2016 elections ballot. This means that Florida voters could potentially Read the full article…