More Delays to Florida’s Medical Marijuana ID Card Process

Medical marijuana patients in Florida who are already experiencing long delays in receiving their identification cards are in for more bad news.

A company that was not selected to take over processing and manufacturing the cards has filed a protest over the process. Automated Health Systems filed the challenge Wednesday after the state’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use notified finalists Monday that it intended to award the contract to Veritec Solutions LLC. Continue reading “More Delays to Florida’s Medical Marijuana ID Card Process”

Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a bill that outlines how patients can qualify and receive medical marijuana under the state’s constitutional amendment.

The bill still bans smoking, despite amendment supporters threatening to sue after saying it is written into the language. Continue reading “Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation”

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state’s constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana. The amendment, approved by 71 percent of voters in November, states that laws must be in place by July 3 and enacted three months later. Continue reading “10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill”

Here’s who just scored the seventh marijuana license

Less than two weeks before Florida’s constitutional amendment expanding the legal use of medical marijuana takes effect, the state’s Department of Health has approved a seventh license and could be on the verge of adding at least one more. Continue reading “Here’s who just scored the seventh marijuana license”