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A medical marijuana operator challenges Florida’s medical marijuana fee hike

A medical marijuana operator argues that $1.33 million is unjustified, and is challenging Florida's license-renewal fee.
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Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments about a recreational marijuana constitutional amendment

The allows “adults 21 years or older to possess, purchase, or use marijuana products and marijuana accessories” for non-medical consumption.
Marijuana. By Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, May 2011.

A Florida lawsuit challenging the federal prohibition on medical cannabis patients owning guns gets a boost

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Second Amendment was violated when a medical cannabis patient was barred from having guns.
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Florida AG Ashley Moody says a proposed recreational cannabis amendment “misleads” voters to benefit Trulieve

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office says a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize the recreational use of marijuana “misleads” voters in a way to benefit the state’s largest medical-marijuana operator, Trulieve.
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Medical marijuana telehealth bill signed in Florida

Florida patients will be allowed to use telehealth to renew physician approvals for medical marijuana, under a bill signed Monday.
Marijuana. By Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, May 2011.

74 applicants vie for Florida medical cannabis licenses

Seventy-four prospective operators applied for 22 medical marijuana licenses during a five-day application cycle that ended April 28.

With full legalization looming, Florida cannabis business booms

John Lynch, CEO of Kush.com, a digital business-to-business marketplace for the cannabis industry, joined WaveMakers to talk about the industry and why his company is relocating from Seattle to Tampa.
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Rallies to support medical cannabis across Florida Wednesday

In 2016, Florida voters added to the state constitution the right for many patients to use medical cannabis, but the implementation has been shaky and court rulings are on hold; supporters of medical marijuana have...
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Tampa protesters mock Jeff Sessions with signs & chants

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Tampa Wednesday for a meeting of leaders trying to deal with the opioid addiction crisis; but outside the building where Sessions was meeting, forty protesters criticized his positions...
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How accessible are Florida’s medical cannabis dispensaries?

According to this Denver CBD Oil company, A year ago Florida voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the state constitution allowing people with cancer and some other medical conditions to use medical cannabis; but some...
Dana Moxley Cummings supports cannabis decriminalization. Tampa City Council marijuana decriminalization.

Tampa City Council supports decriminalizing cannabis

Tampa City Council voted 6-to-1 Thursday afternoon to give police the discretion to issue a civil fine instead of an arrest if someone is caught with less than 20 grams of cannabis; the only no vote...

The Business of Marijuana; Remote Area Medical to bring free clinic to Bradenton

By Rob Lorei With recreational pot legal in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington and legal medical marijuana initiatives being considered around the country, the cannabis industry is set to becoming a booming business, possibly bigger than...

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