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Medical marijuana left out of Florida Legislature’s special session

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TALLAHASSEE Next week’s special legislative session focused on funding for education and economic development won’t include medical marijuana, at least for now. House and Senate leaders remained hopeful that they could strike a deal on the framework for carrying out a voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalizing medical marijuana. But if they don’t reach agreement before the special session ends, …

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Detroit Cracks Down Hard On Medical Marijuana

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Thomas Hawk / Flickr Ever since an onerous and highly controversial zoning ordinance went into effect in 2016, 167 of about 280 dispensaries that were operating in the Detroit have been shut down by city officials, and city lawyers say another 50 will be shuttered in the coming weeks. The root of these closures, says Joesef White, Detroit chapter leader …

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Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Orlando

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Knox Medical © 2017 Cox Media Group. ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Friday. Patients were lined up outside as Knox Medical opened its doors on Orange Avenue in the Ivanhoe Village area. The Winter Garden-based dispensary sells low-grade THC in oils and vapor cartridges to anyone with a prescription. The facility does not offer smokable buds …

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Would-be marijuana entrepreneurs learn the hemp ropes

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To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed. During a gold rush, sell shovels. The green rush is on in Florida as would-be entrepreneurs look to cash in on the new medical marijuana industry, even though regulations are still being formulated by the state. For every would-be grower, there is an army selling …

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Marshall may lead Calhoun County on medical marijuana decision

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MARSHALL — City councilmembers may take a final vote next week on whether to allow certain medical marijuana facilities in Marshall. If approved, the city may be one of the first municipalities to take action on the recently signed state laws that regulate activities such as dispensaries and growers. ► MORE: This is Nattaly. She’s 7, has cancer and uses …

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Arkansas nears medical marijuana license deadline

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Brandon Tabor, KASU News LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will soon begin taking applications from those who hope to grow and dispense medical marijuana, though the state’s strong religious heritage and restrictions imposed by the Legislature will limit where greenhouses and distributors can operate. Voters last November made Arkansas the first Bible Belt state to legalize medical marijuana, clearing …

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Medical Marijuana Left Out Of Special Session

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — The Special Session next week will include funding for education and economic development but what about medical marijuana? Not for now. House and Senate leaders remained hopeful that they could strike a deal on the framework for carrying out a voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly …