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Medical Marijuana Foot-Dragging In Florida is Likely to End under DeSantis

By DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA   With one of his chief advisers tweeting the hashtag “NoSmokeIsAJoke,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will “very...

Charlie Crist Goes to Bat for Veterans Using Medical Marijuana Who...

With a recent poll from the American Legion showing one in five veterans uses marijuana for medicinal purposes, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., wants to ensure they can still apply for executive branch jobs in the federal government.

Chewing Gum Heir Sinks Money into Florida’s Medical Marijuana Battle

https://embed.air.tv/v1/embed/8NFP2yhmREe6y8xCSF8pSg/oTBxQb-0S56gkw7m9smoBQ?video_sizing=fill-width&show_player_title=false&show_div_title=false&show_div_description=false&autoplay=true By DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Wrigley fortune was built on its domination of the chewing gum market, but an heir to the confectionery...

Canadian Firm Poised to Enter Florida Pot Market

Toronto-based Scythian Biosciences Corp. announced Monday it intends to purchase a company that will take over the grower 3 Boys Farms, which received a highly sought-after medical marijuana license last August after suing the state. The deal also includes purchasing an unnamed “health care organization” as part of Scythian Biosciences’ entry into the booming U.S. cannabis market.

Weed Wars Lead This Week In Florida Politics

Six months after marijuana became legal in the Bay State, purveyors of pot and their advocates are kvetching after a July 1 rollout date, self-imposed by Massachusetts officials, came and went without the advent of retail sales for recreational use.

Ruling Throws Cold Water on Smokable Pot Case

The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal came in a lawsuit initiated by Orlando trial attorney John Morgan and others who maintain that a Florida law barring patients from smoking their treatment runs afoul of a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.

Oklahoma Becomes 30th State To Legalize Medical Marijuana

State Question 788 passed around 10:30 p.m. EST with 56.7 percent of the vote and 89 percent of precincts reporting, according to The New York Times.

Judge Considers Lifting Stay On Florida Smokable Medical Pot

Floridians who are eligible to receive medical marijuana will still have to wait a long time to access smokable products if a judge lifts a stay.

Lawyer Says Governor Scott Should End Medical Marijuana Appeal

The man who led the efforts to allow the use of medical marijuana in Florida two years ago implored Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday to drop the state's opposition to letting patients smoke it.

Are Florida Legislators ‘Traitors’ in Medical Marijuana Fight?

Joe Redner joined fill-in host Corey Dylan and LT Lafferty to discuss his fight to obtain medical marijuana in Florida. Redner is the owner of the Mons Venus, a nude strip club in Tampa, Florida and has been in the marijuana legal battle for some time.  In the interview, Redner called Florida legislators "traitors".
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