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 judge’s decision may mean patients could have access to non-euphoric pot products by the end of the 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.
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.
Some students at a central Florida high school got sick after they ate brownies laced with hash oil, according to authorities.
Florida’s Department of Health is set to hold another hearing to clarify a proposed medical marijuana rule that has caused some confusion.
Tallahassee lobbyists and lawyers from large and smalls firms have their eyes on Florida’s newest regulated industry.
Florida lawmakers are looking to keep low- THC medical marijuana home-grown but out-of-state business owners are already eyeing the market.