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Florida’s Low-THC Cannabis Program Faces Hurdles: University of Florida Backs Out of Research
8 years ago

Florida’s Low-THC Cannabis Program Faces Hurdles: University of Florida Backs Out of Research

Under SB 1030, the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, the state legislature appropriated $1 million for research on low-THC cannabis and CBD, to fund research at state universities that …
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FMA OPPOSES MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROPOSAL
8 years ago

FMA OPPOSES MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROPOSAL

The Florida Medical Association, a politically influential doctors’ lobby, came out forcefully Monday against a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana. The announcement came after the FMA’s …
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Pot Delivery Service In Florida?
8 years ago

Pot Delivery Service In Florida?

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 30, 2014……….Florida pot dispensers could truck their product to patients, under a revised rule proposed by health regulators in advance of a workshop Friday about the …
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SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM: POLL FINDS HUGE SUPPORT FOR MEDICAL POT
8 years ago

SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM: POLL FINDS HUGE SUPPORT FOR MEDICAL POT

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 28, 2014………. Floridians really, really support the legalization of medical marijuana, according to a poll released Monday morning.The Quinnipiac Poll Florida found that 88 percent of …
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Parents of Epileptic Child Fight to Bring Charlotte’s Web Strain to Florida
8 years ago

Parents of Epileptic Child Fight to Bring Charlotte’s Web Strain to Florida

The parents of RayAnn Moseley helped push for the passage of SB 1030, the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014. RayAnn suffers from epilepsy, and her parents and doctors believe …
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Florida For Care, A New 501(c)4 Group Forms To Advocate for Amendment 2
8 years ago

Florida For Care, A New 501(c)4 Group Forms To Advocate for Amendment 2

A new organization called Florida For Care has formed to help shape medical marijuana regulations in Florida, should Amendment 2 be approved by voters this November. The group …
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Tracking Marijuana – Seed-to-Sale Monitoring for Florida’s New Medical Cannabis Industry
8 years ago

Tracking Marijuana – Seed-to-Sale Monitoring for Florida’s New Medical Cannabis Industry

The passage of Florida’s SB 1030 (Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014) calls for the opening of five dispensaries for medical marijuana, located throughout the state. A passage of a …
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FL Department of Health Proposed Rules for Low-THC Cannabis Program
8 years ago

FL Department of Health Proposed Rules for Low-THC Cannabis Program

The Florida Department of Health has released a 16 page draft of administrative rules regarding Florida’s new low-THC cannabis program (The Charlotte’s Web Bill/The Compassionate Cannabis Act 2014). …
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Local Medical Marijuana Regulation Begins in Florida
8 years ago

Local Medical Marijuana Regulation Begins in Florida

Some local governments in Florida are taking action on medical marijuana, with at least 5 dispensaries and growers set to open in the coming year because of …
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Amendment 2 Endorsed by Largest Healthcare Union
8 years ago

Amendment 2 Endorsed by Largest Healthcare Union

Amendment 2 now has the backing of one of Florida’s largest unions. The Service Employees International Union of Florida endorsed the medical marijuana amendment on Tuesday June 24th. …
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