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Lawmakers irked over delays in medical pot law

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Two lawmakers – one Republican, one Democrat – expressed frustration Tuesday over the state Health Department’s delay in putting Florida’s lone medical marijuana law into action. In 2014, the state legalized low-THC, or “non-euphoric,” marijuana to help children with severe seizures and muscle spasms. The department is charged with setting up a system to make sure sick kids can get the drug. At a meeting of the House Health Quality subcommittee, state Rep. Greg Steube asked the Health Department’s top lawyer: What’s taking…

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