Medical Marijuana Firms In Florida Seek To Open More StorefrontsTwo medical marijuana operators want the state to give them the same treatment as Florida’s largest medical-cannabis firm, after health officials allowed Quincy-based Trulieve to open more dispensaries than a state law allowed.
Eight More Firms To Get Pot Licenses In FloridaFlorida is adding eight more medical marijuana operators to the 14 businesses currently selling cannabis throughout the state.
New Florida Cannabis Chief Sees Potential In HempSaying hemp is poised to be a “multibillion-dollar industry in the state,” Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Wednesday appointed the state’s first cannabis czar.
Agriculture Comm. Fried Appoints Holly Bell To Be New Cannabis DirectorFlorida has a new Director of Cannabis.
CBD Sales Soaring Across South FloridaHemp-derived CBD sales are soaring at smoke shops across the country, with some of the highest rated CBD shops right here in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
State Challenged Again On Marijuana LicensesA Winter Springs company has filed the latest in a series of legal challenges arguing that the state is violating a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
Former NFL Player Larry Chester, 'CBD Saved My Life'Fourteen years ago, Larry Chester was a bruising defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins.
Scientists Create First Beer Brewed From CannabisAs the restrictions on marijuana continue to be loosened, scientists in Canada have reportedly developed the first beer brewed from cannabis.
Oil From Cannabis Used To Treat Anxiety, DepressionCannabidiol (CBD) is being used by some people to treat health problems like anxiety, insomnia, depression, and seizures.
Sessions Ends Obama-Era Policy On Legalized PotAttorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era initiative that had a policy of not interfering in states that legalized marijuana.
State Issues More Medical Marijuana LicensesTwo more medical-marijuana businesses have joined seven already licensed by the state, and another three are in the works, as the potentially lucrative industry continues to develop.
Health Dept. Says Pot Licenses To Be Awarded This Fall A day after facing criticism for the pace of carrying out a 2014 medical-marijuana law, the Florida Department of Health has announced that it expects to issue key licenses to five nurseries this fall.
Residents Complaints Lead To Apartment With Pot, Weapons & CashFive people are under arrest after residents of a Tamarac neighborhood complained prompting an investigation in which deputies found pot, weapons and cash inside an apartment.
Panel Crafts Regulations For Pot IndustryA panel crafting regulations to jump-start the state's new medical-marijuana industry replaced a lottery system, scrapped by a judge in November, with a scorecard to pick five nurseries to grow, process and distribute types of pot authorized by the Legislature last year.
Medical Marijuana Conferences Attract Pot Enthusiasts To South FLIt could become Florida’s next big cash crop. At least that’s what people attending two weekend marijuana conferences are hoping.