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Final challenge to Florida medical marijuana rule dismissed, licensing could start by summer

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After months of legal wrangling and court battles, Florida is closer to allowing production of non-euphoric medical marijuana under the law known as “Charlotte’s Web” passed last year. On Wednesday, a Tallahassee administrative judge rejected the last challenge to the state’s draft rules. Judge David Watkins dismissed the claim by Baywood Nurseries of Apopka, which said the proposed rules on medical marijuana gives an unfair advantage to larger nurseries for the five medical marijuana growing licenses permitted by law. With Watkin’s…

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