Influential Tallahassee insiders — and a former lawmaker who is the grandson of one of Florida’s most-renowned citrus barons — have banded together with the owner of an abortion clinic to get in on the ground floor of the state’s burgeoning medical-marijuana industry.
Even before selecting five nurseries to become Florida’s first legal pot producers, Department of Health officials will face a challenge from at least one grower whose application was tossed out because it was late.
Florida health officials say they’ve received 28 applications for firms wanting to cultivate and distribute non-euphoric cannabis.
A 39-year-old Broward preschool teacher is no longer working with students after she admitted to being part of a conspiracy that smuggled massive amounts of pot into Palm Beach County.
Three-year-old Dinah is the latest face joining the entourage pushing for medical marijuana in Florida, arriving on the scene just as the Senate is poised to broaden the state’s non-euphoric cannabis law approved last year.
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.
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.
A man who said he was growing and smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes was found not guilty Monday.
Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.
Jesse Teplicki is a pot smoker. He even grows his own marijuana, at least he did until January 2013 when he was arrested after deputies found his 46 pot plants.