State Moves Forward With Medical Pot Despite ChallengesDespite mounting license challenges, Florida health officials are holding to a deadline for the state's first medical marijuana businesses to seek permission to begin growing non-euphoric cannabis.
Rejected Medical Pot Applications Likely To Be ChallengedEven before selecting five nurseries to become Florida's first legal pot producers, Department of Health officials will face a challenge from at least one grower whose application was tossed out because it was late.
Nurseries Seek Piece Of New Pot IndustryFlorida health officials say they've received 28 applications for firms wanting to cultivate and distribute non-euphoric cannabis.
Pot Law Expected To Get Aired In Senate CommitteeA Senate committee is expected to take up the medical marijuana industry next week.
Judge Sets Hearing In Medical Marijuana DisputeAdministrative Law Judge Elizabeth McArthur has scheduled an April 14 hearing in a legal challenge to a proposed regulatory framework for the state's new medical-marijuana industry, according to a document posted on the state Division of Administrative Hearings website.
Lobbyists, Lawyers Jostle For Pot Business Tallahassee lobbyists and lawyers from large and smalls firms have their eyes on Florida's newest regulated industry.
Florida Senate Approves "Charlotte's Web" Medical Marijuana BillGov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would legalize the use of low-THC marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.
House, Scott Back Medical Marijuana BillGov. Rick Scott said he will sign a medical marijuana bill poised to pass the Florida Senate, after the measure received overwhelming support Thursday from the House as children whose lives hang in the balance looked on.