Citing frustration with delays in getting non-euphoric cannabis to patients, a Florida Senate panel Thursday pushed forward a revised attempt to create a regulatory framework for the pot industry but did not include changes sought by black farmers who complain they would be shut out of the industry.
Five months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday.
A Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana.
A Senate committee is expected to take up the medical marijuana industry next week.
Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth McArthur has scheduled an April 14 hearing in a legal challenge to a proposed regulatory framework for the state’s new medical-marijuana industry, according to a document posted on the state Division of Administrative Hearings website.
Frustrated by delays, legislators are ready to create a regulatory framework for the state’s medical-marijuana industry and consider broadening a law approved last year.
The Florida Department of Health faces a legal challenge in its latest attempt to move forward with regulations for the state’s new medical-marijuana industry.
Florida’s GOP-controlled Legislature kicks off its annual session Tuesday, one that could be consumed by plenty of high-profile issues — but lacking the intensity that comes during an election year session.
Health regulators are on the defensive about their latest attempt to get the state’s medical-marijuana industry up and running, rejecting criticism from a legislative oversight panel while trying to assuage concerns of parents of sick children.
A man who said he was growing and smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes was found not guilty Monday.