Nurseries Seek To Block Pot ProductionIn the latest twist in a nearly two-year struggle to offer limited types of medical-marijuana in Florida, three nurseries filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to at least temporarily block competitors from starting to produce the cannabis.
Selected Nurseries To Start Growing Pot Despite Legal ChallengesFive dispensing organizations selected by state officials promised lawmakers Wednesday they would meet a deadline next month to get medical-marijuana production off the ground, despite legal challenges that could threaten their licenses.
State Panel Prepares To Move Forward With Medical PotState health officials have named the three members of a panel that will choose five nurseries to be Florida's first legal pot growers, setting in motion the final stages of the drawn-out process to get Florida's new medical-marijuana industry off the ground.
State's Lawyers Argue Nursery Ineligible To Fight Pot Rule
Questions Raised About Proposed Pot RuleA lawyer for the Legislature is questioning the Department of Health's proposed medical-marijuana rule, slated for a public vetting on Monday.
Another Pot Hearing Sought To Clear Up Proposed RuleFlorida's Department of Health is set to hold another hearing to clarify a proposed medical marijuana rule that has caused some confusion.
State Names Medical Marijuana Rule-MakersA 12 member panel, including five nurseries, will prepare to hash out rules on who can grow medical marijuana and how it will be distributed to patients.
Draft Pot Rule Fleshes Out Requirements For GrowersA panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped rule released Thursday by the Florida Department of Health.