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.
This past November, Floridians were a scant 1.5% short in the vote to legalize medical marijuana. But don’t let that fool you into thinking that the sunshine state is weed friendly. Au contraire, mon frere. A recent multi-state study has shown that Floridians are cited for marijuana possession at a higher rate than residents of […]
When Amendment 2 fell just short of achieving the necessary 60% voter approval this past November, Floridians narrowly missed the opportunity to bring medical marijuana to the state. But the 58% who voted for the measure sent a message that was loud and clear: “A vast majority of Floridians wanted access to medical cannabis”. Well, […]
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 […]