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

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,

Amendment 2 passed back in November 2016, but the Florida Legislature is moving slowly to implement the necessary regulations for medical marijuana to get to the marketplace.   See my posts here and here regarding Florida’s two leading proposals.

In the meantime, the Florida fraudsters and scammers have swooped in to fill the void.  The Florida

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When the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (the “Act”) was passed last November, the Act gave priority to wholesale liquor distributors with respect to applications for marijuana distribution licenses. That is, the Act provides that for a period of eighteen months after applications

The Maryland House of Delegates this past week censured one of its members for using his legislative position to influence the medical cannabis regulators in favor of his client for who he was a paid consultant. The 138-0 resolution was the result of Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics finding that the actions violated the spirit