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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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