Gov. DeSantis Poised To Make Marijuana ChangesWith one of his chief advisers tweeting the hashtag “NoSmokeIsAJoke,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will “very soon” announce changes in how the state is carrying out a constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
Court Digs Into Marijuana Smoking BanNewly minted Gov. Ron DeSantis has indicated he may drop the state’s appeal of a court decision that said a Florida law banning patients from smoking medical marijuana is unconstitutional.
Medical Marijuana Growing Case Gets HearingThe 1st District Court of Appeal is scheduled to hold arguments Feb. 12 in a dispute about whether a Tampa businessman should be able to grow medical marijuana as part of his treatment for cancer.
State Fights Ruling On Medical Marijuana LawFlorida Department of Health attorneys have asked an appeals court to overturn a circuit judge’s ruling that they say “injected confusion and uncertainty” into the licensing of marijuana firms.
Florida Man Tries To Pay For Fast Food With Bag Of WeedA Florida man is in jail for trying to pay for his food at a McDonald’s drive-thru with a bag of marijuana, according to police.
Change On The Horizon For Florida's Medical Marijuana IndustryThe advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could bring a sharp turnaround in how Florida officials approach the state’s highly regulated medical marijuana industry.
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.
Gov. Scott Appeals Major Medical Marijuana RulingLess than three hours before a 5 p.m. deadline, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration Friday filed a notice to appeal a Tallahassee judge’s order that struck down a 2017 medical marijuana law as unconstitutional.
Beachgoers Try To Steal Pot After Marijuana Bricks Wash Ashore Florida BeachFlagler County authorities are working with federal officials after bundles of marijuana washed ashore and multiple beachgoers tried taking the packages.
Florida Caregiver Arrested After Toddler Ingests Marijuana, Becomes UnresponsiveA 24-year-old Florida woman is under arrest after a toddler in her care ingested an unknown amount of marijuana and became unresponsive, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said.
Babysitters Accused Of Encouraging Young Children To Smoke PotTwo babysitters in North Carolina are accused of encouraging three children to smoke marijuana.
State Moves Forward On Marijuana LicensesState health officials will hold a workshop Aug. 17 to take input on the application process for new medical marijuana licenses.
Florida Seeks To Uphold Ban On Smoking Medical MarijuanaFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office filed a 57-page brief arguing that an appeals court should uphold a decision by the Legislature to ban smoking medical marijuana.
Over 5 Tons Of Cocaine Offloaded At Port EvergladesU.S. Coast Guard crews unloaded tons of drugs at Port Everglades on Wednesday.
Canadian Firm Poised To Enter Florida Pot MarketA Canadian love-fest for Florida pot companies continues to blossom with a $93 million deal that includes a Ruskin-based grower yet to begin selling marijuana products.