Maybe you’ve used aloe or rosemary or other medicinal plants in the botanical gardens at USF. But a new crop could hold life-changing benefits.
In a case that could have a dramatic impact on the state’s pot industry, the Florida Supreme Court made the unusual move Wednesday of hearing a second round of arguments in a challenge to a state law aimed at implementing a constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
The House will likely vote on a historic marijuana decriminalization bill this month, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Friday.
The study found that women who used cannabis while pregnant were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism.
In a highly unusual move, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a second round of arguments in a battle about whether the state has properly carried out a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
With Attorney General Ashley Moody, lawmakers and groups such as the Florida Chamber of Commerce trying to block the measure, the state Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments about a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow people to use recreational marijuana.
A pair of Trulieve locations were ransacked by thieves within an hour of each other. Police say the thieves used brute force to break in through a “fortified window.”
The Hillsborough County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to decriminalize smaller amounts of marijuana.
Dispensaries across the state have rendered 271,169 transactions since cannabis was legalized on January 1, 2020 – totaling exactly $10,830,667.91 in sales.
Illinois rang in the new year by officially legalizing the sale of recreational marijuana, raking in nearly $3.2 million in sales on its first day, state officials announced Thursday.
A group is suing the state of Florida to get recreational marijuana on the 2020 ballot.
In an email to supporters Monday, leaders of the “Regulate Florida” ballot initiative, which called for the state to regulate marijuana in the same way as alcohol, acknowledged they would not collect the necessary petition signatures before a Feb. 1 deadline.
Two medical-marijuana companies last month continued pouring money into a ballot initiative aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida.
Students who are prescribed medical marijuana will soon be able to be given their medication, in smokeless form, on a school campus.
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.