Fla. low-THC medical marijuana law passes major hurdle

Florida's Department of Health has been the agency in the charge of implementing Charlotte's Web. They're expected to take applications from eligible growers within three weeks. Under the law, only five will be chosen to sell it.

FLORIDA:  We’ve shared their emotional stories. Parents from all over the state have been waiting. Waiting to get their hands on Charlotte’s Web, a low-THC form of medical marijuana, to treat illnesses their children have such as epilepsy, seizures and cancer.

Finally, on Wednesday they got an answer when a judge threw out a lawsuit holding up the implementation of the drug.

Jeff Sharkey started the Medical Marijuana Business Association. He’s followed the entire process of Charlotte’s Web: From lawmakers legalizing it last year to several lawsuits from potential growers halting the sale of the drug to today with a sale date in sight.

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