Tag: Florida marijuana legalization

Nikki Fried Names Members of Marijuana Advisory Board

Tallahassee, Fla. — Last week, Florida Department of Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced a newly-created Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, which will collaborate with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help improve the state’s medical cannabis policies. “I’m proud to establish the medical marijuana advisory committee to help expand patient access, and […]

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Florida Ban on Smoking Medical Cannabis Repealed

After gaining access to medical cannabis only to be prohibited from actually smoking it, Florida patients are now allowed to burn their bud for relief. On March 18, 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed SB 186 into law, repealing the ban on smoking medical cannabis. Patients and their doctors now have greater access to administer medical […]

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5 Florida Cities Banned Medical Cannabis

PALMETTO, FL — With The City of Palmetto’s vote to initiate a ban, it became one of 5 Florida Cities Banned Medical Cannabis. Bradenton, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria, and Bradenton Beach had already passed similar bans. The only exception is unincorporated Manatee County, where dispensaries are allowed after the board of commissioners approved zoning dispensaries […]

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First Florida Medical Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

The first Florida medical marijuana dispensary has officially opened in Tallahassee this week, following a soft opening Monday. Trulieve, which is operated by North Florida’s Hackney Nursery, is the first of six nurseries — including one in Central Florida — to start dispensing organizations of low-THC cannabis, or medical marijuana. The retail cannabis shop location is located at 800 Capital […]

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Medical marijuana available to Florida patients next week

After two years of waiting, Florida patients will finally have full access to medical marijuana next Tuesday, according to Orlando Weekly. Tallahassee grower/producer and dispensary Trulieve announced Wednesday that they are going to be the first dispensary in the state to receive formal authorization from the Florida Department of Health to begin dispensing medical marijuana […]

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