Democratic lawmakers call for recreational marijuana legalization
Democratic lawmakers want to legalize marijuana, and they’re urging Florida’s Republican-controlled Legislature to do it now. Thus far, Democrats have proposed at least 10 marijuana-related bills in the 2022 Legislative Session. At least one measure would outright legalize marijuana (HB 467), while another would decriminalize the drug and other... Read more
A Democratic lawmaker in Florida wants medical cannabis patients in the state to have easier access to the treatment. That is one of the goals behind a bill being introduced by state House Representative Andrew Learned as Florida’s legislative session opened on Tuesday. Learned’s proposal, House Bill 679, “would... Read more
Florida lawmakers work to change medical marijuana program as 2022 legislative session begins
Florida’s 2022 legislative session kicks off on Tuesday and this year lawmakers are working to pass a bipartisan medical marijuana bill. Florida doesn’t have recreational marijuana and for its medical marijuana program, people have to have a valid medical reason and need to be able to get the marijuana... Read more
Recreational marijuana could be on the horizon in Florida
If a patient walks into a medical marijuana dispensary today in Florida, the variety that meets them can be a bit intimidating. There are different strains of marijuana that have different effects. There are different delivery methods ranging from dried plant material to concentrates of tetrahydrocannabinol to food products... Read more
Florida voters could see legalizing recreational marijuana on the ballot again in 2022
An activist group is working to add a measure to legalize recreational marijuana use on Florida’s 2022 Florida general election ballot. Regulate Florida, the group working to add the proposal to the ballot, must obtain over 223,000 signatures to obtain Supreme Court review and another 890,000 valid signatures by... Read more
Bipartisan bill aims to add new rules to Florida’s medical marijuana industry
After years of partisan squabbling over the fate of Florida’s medical marijuana program, Democrats and Republicans are coming together to push what they’re calling a major reform bill. It could make it a lot harder for Floridians to get their hands on delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products. Those smokable and... Read more
Bhang Chocolate Now Available in Florida via Trulieve Dispensaries
Ryan Allway November 23rd, 2021 Las Vegas, Nevada–(Newsfile Corp. – November 23, 2021) – Bhang Inc. (CSE: BHNG) (OTCQB: BHNGF) (“Bhang” or the “Company“), a global cannabis CPG brand company with an award-winning portfolio of products, is officially available in Florida through its licensing partner, Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX:... Read more
“Walgreens of Weed”: How Pot Law’s Seedy Start Created Florida’s Cannabis Oligopoly
Something smells funky in Florida’s medical marijuana industry — and it’s not coming from a smoldering joint. Back in 2016, an agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) secretly recorded Tallahassee developer J.T. Burnette — who has since married Kim Rivers, CEO of the multimillion-dollar Florida-based cannabis giant... Read more
‘We don’t have the generational wealth.’ Black farmers left behind in Florida’s medical marijuana boom
Other measures would have reduced property tax assessment rates, required all state spending to go through legislature Colorado voters defeated Proposition 119, a proposed increase to the state’s retail marijuana sales tax that would have helped fund out-of-school learning efforts, as well as the two other statewide measures in... Read more
Exclusive Interview with MedMen Chairman and CEO Tom Lynch The MedMen (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF) story has been shaped by its many public problems, but the company’s Chairman and CEO, Tom Lynch, is looking to leave those legacy issues behind. He is leading the company through a restructuring process... Read more

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