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New wrinkles in Florida’s medical marijuana implementation raise doubts, concerns

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I’ve not been shy about expressing my concerns about the implementation of Amendment 2, many of which stem from the fact that I’m the father of a young daughter. From that perspective, it’s imperative to me that Florida exercises necessary prudence and caution while putting in place the mandate from voters on medical marijuana. I’m not ashamed to say: “Surely, not in my backyard!” Call me NIMBY. Call me old fashioned. Just don’t call me Shirley. The existing seven licenses…

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Medical marijuana rule-making workshop a buzzkill

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Department of Health officials Wednesday presented the first draft of rules to govern the growing, processing and dispensing of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. But instead of a spirited debate, they mostly sat quietly, answering a few questions, but not hearing any substantive reaction from growers’ representatives or anyone else in the audience of about 25. That may have been because the proposed regulations weren’t available until people walked through the door for the hearing. The document itself covered an array…

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