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Medical marijuana could be available in Florida next week

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Medical marijuana is expected to be available in Florida by the end of next week after the state’s Department of Health granted its first authorization to dispense to one of the six dispensing organizations. The department informed Trulieve and Hackney Nursery — the Northwest Florida dispensing organization — that they have received authorization to process and dispense low-THC cannabis. Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers said they will be able to begin statewide delivery almost immediately and intend to begin sales at…

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Halsey Beshears tangled up in Charlotte’s Web

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As the Florida House was about to pass the legal guidelines for growing medical pot in our state, an amendment ensured a small group of Florida nurseries would be the only folks allowed to propose handling the crop. The amended bill was signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott in 2014. News reports at the time speculated that the nurseries trade association, Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) had a hand in the amendment. But Association CEO Ben Bolusky told the News-Press.com: “The association did…

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