Tag: Charlotte’s Web

Scott PowersDecember 7, 2016
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6min558
Behind barbed-wire fences and armed guards, an unmarked, nondescript block building invisible from the road features countless surveillance cameras, a walk-in safe, explosion-proof rooms, and labs stocked with equipment that would make any college chemistry department envious, such as an inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometer. This is not Bruce Knox‘s father’s flower nursery. Not anymore. Welcome to Knox Medical LLC’s facilities […]

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4min229
An administrative law judge ruled against a North Florida nursery that had lost its bid to get a license to grow and dispense medical marijuana. Administrative law Judge R. Bruce McKibben issued the ruling Friday, saying Loop’s Nursery & Greenhouses “failed to prove by a preponderance of evidence that its application to become a distributing […]

Mitch PerryOctober 3, 2016
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8min476
Last Friday, Clearwater Republican state Sen. Jack Latvala announced he would be opposing Amendment 2, the imitative calling for legalizing medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. “Amendment 2 is bad for Florida,” Latvala says in a short video on the Facebook page created for his election campaign. “The constitution is forever,” he says. “Future legislators or judges can’t change it, […]

Ryan RayMay 10, 2016
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4min243
A panel of state economists estimates a minor expansion in Florida’s fledgling medical marijuana regime could add up to $11.4 million in new tax revenue. The Revenue Estimating Impact Conference met Tuesday for its annual post-Session hearing, where economists from the Legislature, the Governor’s office, and state agencies analyzed the likely fiscal costs and benefits of […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 19, 2016
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5min1023
Susan Driscoll understands why Floridians are upset. It has been years since the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act was signed into law, but progress has been slow going. There have been lawsuits and administrative challenges; lawmakers have complained about the implementation; and patients still can’t get the medicine they need.   “It’s frustrating,” said Driscoll, president […]


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