Second Bill Filed To End Marijuana Smoking BanWith Gov. Ron DeSantis backing the issue, Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed a bill Monday that would eliminate a ban on smoking medical marijuana.
South Florida Eateries Add Marijuana Ingredient CBD To MenusCustomers are raving about the new slices at Pizza City in Fort Lauderdale — especially the marinara sauce, which is infused with cannabidiol, aka CBD oil, the trendy but controversial compound commonly found in marijuana.
'I Want People To Have Their Suffering Relieved,' DeSantis Said On Medical MarijuanaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis made a major policy announcement on medical marijuana on Thursday afternoon from Winter Park, Florida.
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.