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The Roll-Up #17: Florida Man, Attorney at Law

Ben finds the world's worst cannabis attorney, Dave rants about Oregon's ID ineptitude, and Bruce frets about the federal budget. Good times!

Florida Supreme Court Disbars Medical Marijuana Lawyer

The court said Ian Christensen's "Official Legal Certification" certificates were legally meaningless and his incompetence caused his clients serious harm.

Lawsuit: State of Florida Ignoring Medical Marijuana Law

A Florida nursery and a man who suffers from epilepsy contend that Gov. Rick Scott's administration is flouting the state's new medical marijuana law.

Florida Adding 264 Patients Per Day, Outsourcing Medical Marijuana ID Cards

Approximately 5,200 applications are currently being processed by staff but roughly 1,000 are missing key information or have the wrong sized photo.

Florida Department of Health Settles with Homestead Nursery

This is the fourth license awarded due to an administrative challenge or settlement. There are now 14 medical cannabis treatment centers in the state.

More Delays to Florida’s Medical Marijuana ID Card Process

Medical marijuana patients in Florida who are already experiencing long delays in receiving their identification cards are in for more bad news.

How Florida’s Medical Marijuana Industry Weathered Hurricane Irma

Less than a week after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, people are working to clean up and rebuild their lives.

All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

‘First Green Bank’ Is Florida’s First to Serve Cannabis Industry

Orlando-based First Green Bank is giving new meaning to its name by offering financial services to cannabis businesses.

Florida Awards 2 More Medical Marijuana Licenses

Florida's Department of Health has licensed two additional medical marijuana treatment centers, in Eustis and Arcadia.

Florida Medical Board to Vote on Cannabis Rules for Doctors

Florida health regulators will weigh in on several key cannabis issues this week, with the state Board of Medicine scheduled to vote on regulations.

John Morgan Sues to Overturn Florida’s Smokeable-Cannabis Ban

Florida attorney John Morgan is taking aim at the Legislature’s recently imposed ban on smokeable forms of medical cannabis.

Florida Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Legislation

Gov. Rick Scott has signed into law a bill that outlines how patients can qualify and receive medical marijuana. Critics are already planning a lawsuit.

Florida Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Cannabis

The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle.

Florida Governor: ‘I Absolutely Will Sign’ Medical Marijuana Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he “absolutely” intends to sign the medical marijuana bill passed Friday by the state Legislature.

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