Cannabis News for Florda
Florida Medical Marijuana Licenses: Where We Are We and Where Are We Supposed To Be?
By David Kotler, Esq. You could hear the cheers throughout the Florida marijuana industry on June 23, 2017, when Governor Rick Scott signed SB8A in to law. While the bill drew its fair share of critics with some of its limitations (more on that later), things were going to... Read more
Florida Department of Health Office of Medical Marijuana Use Update
The Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) top priority is the health and safety of Florida’s families. Through the DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU), we are working diligently every day to implement the many requirements in Amendment 2 and those set by the Florida Legislature in Senate Bill... Read more
Medical Marijuana 101 for Florida Physicians
By Hannah Becker and Jason Cetel On November 8, 2016, Florida voters approved the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, known as Amendment 2. Amendment 2 amends the Florida Constitution allowing those with a “debilitating medical condition,” which includes, among other diseases, cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, and “other... Read more
Making Hospital Compliance Policies Green Under Florida’s New Medical Marijuana Law
By Becky Greenfield In my last article, Medical Marijuana in the Hospital Setting: Are You Ready, I discussed topics that should be considered when drafting a medical marijuana compliance policy for the institutional setting. Subsequent to the publication of my last article, the legislature, with the approval of Governor... Read more
Helping Florida Patients Obtain Medical Marijuana Cards Legally and Easily
By Daniel Casciato Sun Valley Certification Clinic has turned the once grueling process of getting a medical marijuana card into a clinical and professional experience. “Our facilities operate, look and smell like a family doctor’s office, with a team of physicians and medical staff onsite at each of our... Read more