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Charlotte’s Web hearing to enter second day, glitch bill still on Senate calendar

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A potential Florida medical marijuana grower is getting every opportunity to make its case in court. Baywood Nurseries of Apopka insists the proposed rule to enact the 2014 Charlotte’s Web law by the Florida Department of Health is unfair to smaller nurseries, blocking them from applying for one of the five licenses available to grow marijuana. The DOH response: Baywood has no case. “We shouldn’t be here for a hearing and another delay,” protested DOH lawyer Eduardo Lombard. Judge W. David…

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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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