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DOH announces 28 applicants for Charlotte’s Web licenses

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The Department of Health on Wednesday evening released the final list of commercial growers hoping to receive one of five state licenses to grow marijuana for use in Charlotte’s Web, a low-THC cannabis-derived drug that will treat Floridians with certain chronic or terminal illnesses.

They are as follows, divided by region. The state will issue one license per region. Note that some large farms applied for more than one license.


Loop’s Nursery and Greenhouses, Inc., Bill’s Nursery, Inc. d/b/a Almond Tree Nursery, Chestnut Hill Tree Farm, LLC, Hart’s Plant Nursery, Inc., Knox Nursery, Inc. and San Felasco Nurseries, Inc. d/b/a Grandiflora


George Hackney, Inc. d/b/a Hackney Nursery, Hart’s Plant Nursery, Inc. and Tree-King Tree Farm, Inc.


McCrory’s Sunny Hill Nursery, Deleons’ Bromeliads, Inc., Redland Nursery, Inc., Treadwell Nursery, Spring Oaks Greenhouse, Inc., Dewar Nurseries, Inc. and Razbuton, Inc.


Plants of Ruskin, Alpha Foliage, Inc., Sun Bulb Co., Inc., Tropiflora, LLC, Tornello Landscape Corp. d/b/a 3 Boys Farm and Perkins Nursery, Inc.


Keith St. Germain Nursery Farms, Bill’s Nursery, Inc. d/b/a Almond Tree Nursery, Costa Nursery Farms, LLC, Nature’s Way Nursery of Miami, Redland Nursery, Inc.

The deadline to apply was 5 p.m. Wednesday evening. May the best growers win.

Ryan Ray writes about campaigns and public policy in Tampa Bay and across the state. A contributor to and before that, The Florida Squeeze, he covers the Legislature as a member of the Florida Capitol Press Corps and has worked as a staffer on several campaigns. He can be reached at

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