Now that it's legal - again - to grow hemp in Florida, farmers are wasting no time getting plants in the ground.
There's a packed classroom at Florida Gulf Coast University in search of higher education. The students are enrolled in FGCU's Cannabis Professional Certificate Program. It's aimed at people in the medical cannabis industry and the public who want to better understand cannabis and its effects.
Though a 2017 law legalized medical marijuana across the state, some school districts have been slow to create guidelines allowing for students to take their prescriptions. The Florida Department of Education is giving districts until Dec. 1 to draft policies on how students can take cannabis on campus.
Florida’s medical marijuana laws should be enough to shield the growing industry from prosecution across northern Florida.
With two looming ballot proposals that would legalize recreational marijuana in Florida, state House leaders are going on offense on the issue.
The legalization of hemp in Florida back in July has complicated the enforcement of drug laws.
For 70 years, Gracepoint has helped those struggling with mental illness and substance abuse get their lives back.
As the number of Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana continues to grow, new data shows that a relative handful of doctors have been responsible for a majority of the patients approved for pot.
Florida's medical marijuana industry is booming. A new study says Florida ranks among the highest in the country for industry growth.
FOX 13 News was given a rare look behind the scenes at a major medical marijuana growing operation in Apollo Beach Friday.
Saturday, the floats rolled down Ridgedale Road for the annual Temple Terrace July 4th parade. In the middle of it all was a float with a blunt message -- a giant medical marijuana joint.