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Florida marijuana

13 Mar Lawsuit aims to open up Florida’s medical cannabis business licensing

A new lawsuit aims to turn Florida’s medical marijuana program – possibly one of the most profitable MMJ markets in the United States – into a more free-market system. According to the Miami New Times, the suit – filed by the Pa...

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08 Mar Home delivery a big sales driver for Florida medical marijuana companies

Florida medical cannabis producers are seeing increased sales thanks to their ability to deliver products to customers at home. Some companies report that up to 50% of their sales stems from home deliveries, according to the Fort Myers News-Press. Flor...

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06 Mar Trial date set for smokable medical marijuana in Florida

A hearing on Florida’s ban on smokable forms of medical cannabis will be heard by a circuit court judge in May. Lean County Judge Karen Gievers will hold a nonjury trial on May 16 to determine if the ban violates the 2016 state constitutional ame...

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03 Jan Florida recreational marijuana legalization groups say they won’t make 2018 ballot

It looks as if Florida’s bid to legalize recreational cannabis will have to wait until at least 2020. Two separate campaigns trying to gather the requisite 766,000 voter signatures to place initiatives on the November 2018 ballot told the Naples ...

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24 Nov Medical cannabis firm sues Florida over licensing delays

A lawsuit has been filed in Florida alleging state officials are “unconstitutionally dragging their feet” on issuing more medical marijuana business permits for the highly competitive program. A nursery that lost out in an early round of MM...

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14 Nov Florida MMJ businesses can only watch as 50K try to join lagging program

More than 50,000 patients have attempted to register for medical cannabis ID cards in Florida, but it appears many are being forced to wait months before receiving those cards. According to WFLA, a total of 50,284 patients have submitted registration f...

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24 Oct Florida lawmakers angry over medical cannabis licensing delay

Florida’s top medical marijuana regulator was “scolded” by state lawmakers on Tuesday after his office missed a mandated deadline to issue more MMJ business licenses.
Christian Bax, the executive director of the Office of Medical Mari...

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07 Aug Florida bank opens its arms to medical marijuana businesses

A bank has taken the unusual step of embracing medical marijuana businesses in Florida.

Orlando-based First Green Bank has opened accounts and granted financial services to six of Florida’s seven licensed MMJ producers, according to The Palm Beach Post.

First Green Bank’s services include...

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