See my posts here, herehere, and here regarding the Florida Legislature’s efforts to pass laws to implement Amendment 2 (medical marijuana passed by Florida’s voters in November 2016) which failed in the last legislative session.

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While we wait to see if the Florida Legislature will call a special session to get

See my posts here, here, and here regarding the Florida Legislature’s efforts to pass laws to implement Amendment 2 (medical marijuana passed by Florida’s voters in November 2016).

Unless a special session is called, the Florida Legislature closes out this session with no agreement on medical marijuana.  Issues related to the number

With time running out in the session, Florida’s Senate passed SB 406 (regulations to implement Amendment 2) late last night.  Now, the Florida Senate and House need to work out their differences, see my recent post on the House Bill.

Florida’s Senate and House have reached agreement on the following:

  • No smoking, but yes to

In March and April, I posted about two Florida House and one Florida Senate proposals to implement Amendment 2 (which legalized medical marijuana in November 2016).

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The Florida House of Representatives has now passed HB 1397, which was one of the more restrictive proposals.  However, HB 1397 has been amended to add some uses,

Effective today, retail shops and medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Denver will have the right to remain open until 10:00 PM. Under Colorado law local jurisdictions have the authority to regulate the time, place, manner and number of marijuana stores, or prohibit their operation altogether.

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An Outback Steakhouse employee who was fired for distributing drugs to a co-worker despite her status as a licensed medical marijuana caregiver has lost her suit alleging the termination was the result of age discrimination.

Plaintiff Bobbie Henry worked at an Outback in Flint,

As we cross the one year anniversary of its passage, Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program continues to develop. On April 11, the Department of Health released Draft Temporary Regulations for Physicians.

The Regulations lay out the process for physicians to register as a licensed practitioner under the Program and to certify patients to receive medical

New Jersey’s medical marijuana statute, the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (NJCUMMA), was enacted in 2010. To date, the statute does not include specific provisions requiring employers to accommodate an employee’s use of medical marijuana. But that may change if the legislature adopts amendments to the NJCUMMA which have been proposed in both

On our Physician Law blog, Fox associate Ed Cyran discussed physician investment in medical marijuana businesses in Pennsylvania, in light of the January announcement that the PA Department of Health would accept permit applications for growers/processors and dispensers of medical marijuana in the commonwealth. The applications, which are being accepted until March 20, require