“Medical Necessity” Defense In Marijuana Cases Still A Battle In Florida, But More Victories Possible

"We cannot underestimate the role of physicians in making sure that patients can access medical marijuana," Secretary Murphy said.

FLORIDA:  When a Broward County jury ruled that 50-year-old Jesse Teplicki was not guilty of growing marijuana earlier this month because his need for medical cannabis outweighed the crime of actually growing the still illegal plant, cannabis reformers rejoiced. The victory meant a precedent was set and more victories cold follow. But arguing the “medical Read the full article…