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House proposes staff increases to implement Florida’s marijuana law

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More than 800 Department of Health jobs will be eliminated under the House proposed budget released Tuesday. But the Office of Compassionate Use–charged with implementing and managing the state’s medical marijuana law–will see its staff increase by three positions under the proposed spending plan. The proposed budget also give the Office of Compassionate Use $380,472. The Department of Health was not able to immediately answer how many staff are in the Office of Compassionated use today or whether the department…

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Family behind Charlotte’s Web in Florida responds to the law’s latest challenge

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Another challenge has cropped up in the attempt to bring a non-euphoric strain of medical marijuana to people suffering from chronic seizures. The state approved Charlotte’s Web for use in epileptic patients, including children, last year, but the medicine is still not available as a committee grapples with rules regulating its cultivations, distribution and use. The family behind the law is outraged the drug is still not available to their daughter who suffers from chronic seizures. Holley and Peyton Moseley…

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