Florida Reps. Donna Shalala and Matt Gaetz File Bill To Expand Marijuana Health Benefits ResearchFlorida Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Matt Gaetz (FL-01) filed bipartisan legislation Thursday that would facilitate research into the potential medical benefits and public health impacts of marijuana.
Recreational Marijuana Drive Draws Big Bucks In FloridaTwo medical-marijuana firms poured more than $1 million last month into a new drive to pass a constitutional amendment to allow recreational marijuana in Florida.
Key Medical Marijuana Issue Goes To Supreme CourtDays after a split appeals court refused to revisit a decision that could revolutionize the way medical marijuana operators do business in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has asked the state Supreme Court to take up the case.
Florida Pot Operator Gets 'Okay' For More StorefrontsState health officials have agreed to allow a second Florida medical marijuana operator to exceed a statutory limit on storefronts.
Florida Lawmaker Files Pot Decriminalization Bill In Fight For Legal MarijuanaState Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-West Park, filed legislation Monday that would decriminalize possession of certain amounts of marijuana in Florida.
Court Rules Against Florida Officials On Medical MarijuanaA Florida appellate court ruled that the state's approach to regulating marijuana is unconstitutional.
Court Says Pot Law Clashes With Constitutional AmendmentFlorida’s law requiring pot operators to grow, process and distribute cannabis and related products created an “oligopoly” and runs afoul of a constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana in the Sunshine State, an appellate court ruled Tuesday.
Tampa Firm Says Rights Violated In Pot License Fight A Tampa-based orchid grower has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit which alleges constitutional due-process violations related to the nursery’s attempt to get a medical marijuana license.
Florida Board Of Medicine Signs Off On Medical Marijuana ChangesWhile some members expressed concern about patients smoking medical marijuana, the Florida Board of Medicine has approved forms for doctors to use in ordering smokable pot.
Florida House Seeks To Defend Medical Marijuana LawAs court battles continue about whether the state is properly carrying out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana, the Florida House is again trying to weigh in.
Florida Court Rejects Tampa Strip Club Owner’s Arguments About Growing His Own Medical MarijuanaAn appeals court refused Tuesday to reconsider its decision rejecting arguments that prominent Tampa strip-club owner Joe Redner should be able to grow his own medical marijuana to help fight lung cancer.