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State Defends Constitutionality Of Medical Marijuana Law

As the state Supreme Court ponders a high-stakes challenge to a 2017 medical marijuana law, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration have filed an additional brief disputing that the measure is an unconstitutional “special” law. The Supreme Court this month heard arguments in the battle about whether the law properly…Continue readingState Defends Constitutionality Of Medical Marijuana Law

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Florida Supreme Court Justices Order More Briefs In Medical Marijuana Fight

Just a day after hearing arguments in the case, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered attorneys to file additional briefs in a battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana. The Florida Department of Health appealed to the Supreme…Continue readingFlorida Supreme Court Justices Order More Briefs In Medical Marijuana Fight

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Justices Delve Into Major Medical Marijuana Case

In a case that could have important implications for the medical-marijuana industry, Florida Supreme Court justices Wednesday waded into a battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized marijuana for patients. The Florida Department of Health appealed to the Supreme Court after…Continue readingJustices Delve Into Major Medical Marijuana Case

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House Approves Pot Potency Cap

A House bill would now put a 10% THC Cap on cannabis given to patients under the age of 21. The amendment falls in line with a priority of House Speaker Jose Oliva. Opponents say there’s a lack of proof the prohibition is necessary. Rep. Ray Rodrigues (R-Fort Myers) added…Continue readingHouse Approves Pot Potency Cap

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House Eyes THC Limit For Medical Marijuana

The day after a Senate version stalled, Rep. Ray Rodrigues filed a nearly identical proposal Tuesday that would impose a 10 percent cap on euphoria-inducing THC in medical marijuana for patients under age 21. Rodrigues, an Estero Republican who has shepherded the House’s medical-marijuana legislation for years, filed the measure…Continue readingHouse Eyes THC Limit For Medical Marijuana

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Proposed Pot Potency Cap Stalls In Senate

A proposed cap on the level of euphoria-inducing THC in medical marijuana has hit a snag in the Senate, leaving a priority of the House in jeopardy as time runs down on the legislative session. Senate Health Policy Chairwoman Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, introduced a proposal Monday that would have capped…Continue readingProposed Pot Potency Cap Stalls In Senate

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Calls To Cap THC In Marijuana Products Opposed By Cannabis Advocates, Sen. Jeff Brandes

Calls to cap THC levels in Florida’s medical marijuana products are drawing outcry from cannabis advocates. Stephanie Colombini reports on opposition to a proposed cap on THC in marijuana products. Members of the Veterans Cannabis Project joined Sen. Jeff Brandes (R, Pinellas) at a press conference in Tallahassee on Tuesday…Continue readingCalls To Cap THC In Marijuana Products Opposed By Cannabis Advocates, Sen. Jeff Brandes

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Cannabis REIT makes $56.4 million deal to acquire Florida property

NEWS BRIEF Published September 21, 2020 Add another cannabis property to Innovative Industrial Properties’ portfolio after the San Diego-based real estate investment trust (REIT) closed a potentially $56.4 million deal to acquire and lease back a marijuana facility in Florida. IIP is acquiring the property in Lakeland, Florida, from Atlanta-based…Continue readingCannabis REIT makes $56.4 million deal to acquire Florida property