Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Florida Congressman Wants To Downgrade Controlled Substance Scheduling For Marijuana

On Thursday, Congressman Greg Steube, who represents Florida’s 17th district, introduced a bill that would downgrade the controlled substance scheduling for marijuana. Steube’s bill,...

Florida Lawmakers File Bill To Expand Medical Marijuana Research

Two members of Florida’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Thursday that would expand research into the medicinal use...

Florida Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Electricity For Cannabis Grow House

Growing marijuana is a relatively labor- and resource-intensive project. That’s especially true of indoor growing efforts. Along with the physical space needed to cultivate cannabis...

Political Action Committee Files Petition to Get Recreational Cannabis on Florida...

A campaign to get a ballot measure in front of Florida voters to legalize recreational marijuana in 2020 was announced Thursday. It is backed...

Lawyer Ordered to Pay $370,000 for Telling Clients They Can Grow...

The state of Florida legalized medical cannabis for serious conditions in 2016. But in 2015, Florida lawyer Ian Christensen was already telling clients that...

Florida U.S. Attorney’s Office to Continue to Prosecute Marijuana Cases

Those hoping for a respite from cannabis possession-related charges in Florida shouldn’t get too comfortable, even after top prosecutors announced that the state has...

Florida Lawmaker Files Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

Democratic state Rep. Shevrin Jones of Florida introduced a bill in the legislature on Monday that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana....

Florida Hospital Diagnoses Medical Marijuana Patient With Drug Abuse

A hospital in Florida has diagnosed one of its patients with drug abuse after he admitted to his doctors he uses cannabis to treat...

Tallahassee Will Cease Prosecutions of Marijuana Possession Cases

Marijuana possession cases will no longer be prosecuted in Tallahassee, Florida and the surrounding area, according to a letter to law enforcement agencies from...

Tallahassee Will Cease Prosecutions of Marijuana Possession Cases

Marijuana possession cases will no longer be prosecuted in Tallahassee, Florida and the surrounding area, according to a letter to law enforcement agencies from...

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