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Florida Judge Lifts Stay on Smokable Medical Marijuana

Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana are one step closer to being able to smoke it.

Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs argued that because the amendment's language only mentions smoking in public, users should be allowed to smoke in private.

Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana

A judge gave the 77-year-old patient permission to grow, possess, and use medical cannabis for juicing purposes to help prevent a relapse of lung cancer.

‘The Case for Medical Cannabis Is Overwhelming’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From enlightened zillionaires to accidentally high executives, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Trial Date Set for Florida Case on Smokable Medical Marijuana

There are eight cases against the state, ranging from smoking to how the state awards licenses for medical marijuana treatment centers.

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.

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