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‘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.

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state's constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana.

Seminole Leader Jim Billie Joins Florida Cannabis Rush

He practically invented the tribal casino. He led the purchase of the Hard Rock empire. Now he's in the cannabis game.

Florida Legislature Reaches Agreement on Medical Marijuana Bill

Florida legislators agreed Wednesday on a framework for enacting the state's constitutional amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana.

Florida Attorney John Morgan Considering $100M Investment in MMJ

One of the biggest supporters of Florida’s successful push to legalize medicinal marijuana last November is now considering a $100 million investment.

Florida Medical Cannabis Conference & Exhibition

Orlando-based First Green Bank is giving new meaning to its name by offering financial services to cannabis businesses. It appears to be the first financial…

Florida Halts Sales of New Cannabis Product

Florida's Department of Health has ordered a Quincy-based dispensary to quit selling a medical cannabis product that could potentially be broken down and made into a substance that can be smoked.

Calls Grow for Florida Special Session on Medical Cannabis

Florida's House Speaker has joined the growing number of those calling for a special legislative session to finalize the state's medical marijuana rules.

Failure of MMJ Bill Rips Apart Florida’s Top Cannabis Team

Amendment 2 funder John Morgan rips political partner Ben Pollara for "betrayal" over the bill's crash and burn.

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