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DOH issues final order denying Loop’s Nuersery medical marijuana license

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The Florida Department of Health has issued a final order rejecting a Northeast Florida nursery’s request for a licenses to grow and distribute medical marijuana, four months after an administrative law judge said the nursery failed to show it should have been approved. On Thursday, Surgeon General Celeste Philip issued a final order denying Loop’s Nursery & Greenhouses’ application to “become a dispensing organization of low-THC cannabis in the Northeast Region.” The 36-page order upholds a ruling an October ruling…

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Administrative law judge sides with state in medical marijuana licensing case

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An administrative law judge ruled against a North Florida nursery that had lost its bid to get a license to grow and dispense medical marijuana. Administrative law Judge R. Bruce McKibben issued the ruling Friday, saying Loop’s Nursery & Greenhouses “failed to prove by a preponderance of evidence that its application to become a distributing organization in the Northeast Region should have been approved.” “It was Loop’s duty to show how its application was superior to the other applicants. It…

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6th nursery gets Department of Health OK to enter medical marijuana business

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Another nursery could soon be growing and dispensing medical marijuana in Florida. On Monday, the Department of Health notified San Felasco Nurseries that it had been approved as a dispensing organization for the northeast region. The approval, which was first reported by the News Service of Florida, comes a little more than a month after an administrative court judge said the nursery shouldn’t have been disqualified from consideration. According to the letter, the nursery has 10 days to post a…

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Judge: DOH should not have disqualified Gainesville medical pot applicant

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An administrative court judge said the Department of Heath should not have disqualified an application from a Gainesville nursery vying to be one the state’s medical marijuana dispensing organizations. In a ruling Friday, Judge R. Bruce McKibben said the Department of Health incorrectly disqualified Daniel Banks, the director of research and development for San Felasco Nurseries, for failing a level 2 background check. The application was tossed out because Banks pleaded no contest to possession of phenobarbital in Kansas in…

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