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Need medical marijuana? Here’s what to expect

Hundreds of doctors in Florida are now certified to recommend medical marijuana for patients, and one of the biggest concentrations is in South Florida. Read More

2017-08-16T00:04:25+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last year. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters in November, took effect on Jan. 3 and required that laws had to be in place by July 3 for how patients can qualify and receive the drug. Read [...]

2018-01-08T00:57:17+00:00 June 26th, 2017|

Gov. Scott vetoes funding for marijuana research

Among the $409 million in projects vetoed by Governor Rick Scott, there were three items that would have provided over three million dollars to Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Florida. Read More

2018-01-08T00:57:25+00:00 June 6th, 2017|

Florida House Makes Progress on Medical Marijuana Bill

A bill to implement Florida's medical marijuana amendment has passed the House of Representatives and is headed to the Senate. Floridians eligible to receive medical marijuana would have to visit a doctor only once every seven months while the number of treatment centers would more than double under a bill passed by the House of [...]

2018-01-08T00:57:32+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Pot amendment’s passage creates ‘green rush’

Florida voters’ overwhelming approval of a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients may have spurred a green rush into the state by investors eager to cash in on what will soon be the nation’s second-largest pot market. More than 71 percent of voters approved Amendment 2, “Use of Marijuana for [...]

2018-01-08T00:57:41+00:00 April 21st, 2017|

Group puts out first medical marijuana attack ad

Two years ago, Florida was within 2 percent of a vote that would have legalized medical marijuana. Now, the effort to legalize medicinal pot is back as Amendment 2 this November, but so is a heavy opposition. It’s expected to be the first of many attacks opposing Amendment 2 – a medical marijuana legalization amendment [...]

2018-01-08T00:57:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|

Medical marijuana a billion-dollar industry

North American marijuana sales grew by an unprecedented 30% in 2016 to $6.7 billion as the legal market expands in the U.S. and Canada, according to a new report byMarket Research. North American sales are projected to top $20.2 billion by 2021 assuming a compound annual growth rate of 25%. The report includes Canada for [...]

2018-01-08T00:58:09+00:00 April 21st, 2017|