Florida Cannabis Consultants
The Florida Supreme Court has issued a ruling placing medical marijuana on the November general election ballot. We provide our clients with some definitive answers to general questions that you may have should the initiative pass. While many of the rules have yet to be drafted, a number are set out in the proposed amendment.
A Florida Administrative Judge has rejected a portion of Florida’s proposed Charlotte’s Web rules and has required that the Department of Health revise them. The specific rule that was rejected was one that imposes a lottery system to select amongst qualified applicants, rather than a system based upon the merit of the competing applicants. The […]
One of the most stress inducing facts about being involved in a medical marijuana business is that, despite the reform of numerous State laws, cannabis remains completely illegal under Federal law. Due to that conflict, medical marijuana patients, doctors, caregivers and dispensaries are constantly under the looming threat of Federal law enforcement action. But in […]
As I have pointed out in several prior postings (here and here), many cities in Florida are not exactly rolling out the red carpet for medical marijuana businesses. The latest city to approve a measure restricting cannabis dispensaries is Boynton Beach, which last week approved a measure that would outlaw dispensaries for a full year […]
We spend a lot of time on these pages discussing how Amendment 2 might be implemented in Florida and other items of concern to potential medical marijuana entrepreneurs and patients. However, we must never lose sight of the fact that, unless Amendment 2 receives at least 60% of the vote on November 4th, the point […]
In a previous posting, I outlined how some cannabis businesses are being denied the ability to file for bankruptcy. The reason being that bankruptcy is governed by federal law, and marijuana is still completely illegal under federal law. Another area where this conflict in laws is causing an issue is the ability of cannabis businesses […]