FLORIDA: Floridians can anticipate the Legislature to ponder expanding the state’s new health-related marijuana law to enable for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers could possibly 1st wait to carry out the statute the state currently has.
Final year the Legislature authorized a law that makes it possible for non-euphoric marijuana for Floridians who suffer from epilepsy, cancer and a handful of other ailments that trigger extreme seizures or spasms.
But that law, the Compassionate Healthcare Cannabis Act, has bogged down in rule-writing, unique-interest disputes, challenges and court orders. The state Department of Wellness nonetheless requirements to establish how to choose, license and regulate private corporations to grow and procedure the low-THC medical marijuana and make and sell the products.
A rule-making hearing set for early February could get it going, or could lead to a lot more delays. Important lawmakers say they are waiting to see if they need to have to step in once again.