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A judge sides with Florida’s increased fees on medical marijuana companies

A judge ruled in support of Florida's $1.33 million license-renewal fee for medical marijuana companies to do business in the state.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., November 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis wants a new law to fund legal fees for presidential candidates in the state.
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Florida defends higher fees for medical marijuana license renewals

Florida says the $1.33 million price tag for medical marijuana license renewals properly carries out state lawmakers’ policy choices.
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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.

Equity for Florida’s Black marijuana farmers, and the state of the USF Forest Preserve, today on WMNF

This morning on WMNF-Tampa 88.5-FM, public affairs program The Skinny welcomes Tampa Bay Times reporter Shauna Muckle, who published a story about equity for Florida’s Black farmers who—after the passage of HB 387—were granted licenses...
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Heirs and partners of a Black farmer challenge Florida’s denial of a medical marijuana license

Florida health officials scrapped the medical marijuana application of a Black farmer who died before the licensing process was complete.
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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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.
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Trulieve adds $5M to pot initiative in Florida

Trulieve contributed another $5 million last month to a ballot initiative aimed at legalizing recreational use of marijuana.
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Judge rejects challenge to Florida laws on guns and cannabis

A judge has tossed out a lawsuit challenging federal prohibitions on medical-marijuana patients buying and possessing guns.

Smokable medical marijuana ban might get overturned by Florida legislature

Smoke it? A medical pot idea tough for the Florida Legislature to swallow. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis wants the Legislature to rescind a ban on smokable medical marijuana, but it might...

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