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Jim RosicaSeptember 25, 2015
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One of three state government officials tapped to dole out licenses for low-THC marijuana in Florida has stepped down. Last month, the Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the members of the “substantive review panel” within the Office of Compassionate Use. Florida legalized low-THC, or “non-euphoric,” marijuana last year to help children with severe muscle […]

James CallMay 8, 2015
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5min150
The latest challenge to proposed regulations for Florida’s medical marijuana law is in its final stage. Late Thursday, attorneys for the Department of Health and Baywood Nurseries filed proposed final orders with Judge W. David Watkins. The two sides repeated the arguments they made during a hearing last month. Baywood went into greater detail in […]

James CallMarch 20, 2015
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Sen. Rob Bradley is preparing to free the Charlotte’s Web law from a bureaucratic swamp of lawsuits, hearings and workshops. He filed a shell bill, which his Regulated Industries Committee will take up Tuesday. SB 7066 states: “The Legislature intends to revise laws relating to low-THC cannabis. Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.” The bill’s language […]

James CallMarch 20, 2015
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5min116
Sen. Rob Bradley is preparing to free the Charlotte’s Web law from a bureaucratic swamp of lawsuits, hearings and workshops. He filed a shell bill, which his Regulated Industries Committee will take up Tuesday. SB 7066 states: “The Legislature intends to revise laws relating to low-THC cannabis. Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.” The bill’s language […]

James CallMarch 2, 2015
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5min117
Marijuana, gambling and a big party were on the state capitol agenda Monday indicating that prohibitionists may find it difficult to be heard during the 2015 Florida Legislative Session. Session begins Tuesday morning at 9:30 when the Florida House of Representatives convenes but the week began with a hearing on a proposed rule for the […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 2, 2015
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15min190
Monday’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act hearing proved emotional and contentious, as prospective patients, merchants, and growers issued a litany of complaints regarding holes in the statute, including the claims from medical professionals and parents that the focus of discussion was tilted to the business end and not to providing relief to patients. The greatest fireworks […]


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