Tampa-based orchid grower has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Florida Department of Health and several current and former state officials, alleging constitutional due-process violations related to the nursery’s attempt to get a medical marijuana license.
Jacksonville Beach could get a medical marijuana dispensary as early as this summer, after the city considered banning providers from setting up shop. Two cannabis industry giants are eyeing properties within blocks of each other.
A North Florida man who’s struggled with fibromyalgia for years became the state’s first patient to legally buy whole-flower cannabis for smoking Thursday, just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a measure repealing a ban on smokable medical marijuana.