Health News Florida | By Dara Kam - News Service of Florida

The physicians spoke out after a committee approved a controversial proposal on THC limits being pushed by Republican lawmakers in the state House. Florida doctors on Thursday pushed back against allegations that the state’s medical marijuana program is being used by people seeking to get high for fun.

The physicians spoke out after a committee approved a controversial proposal being pushed by Republican lawmakers in the state House.

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  • Ben Pollara: THC caps and broken promises from Ray Rodrigues

    Posted: 02/27/2021
    By Ben Pollara, Florida for Care For the Ft. Myers News_Press https://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/2021/02/27/thc-caps-and-broken-promises-ray-rodrigues-medical-marijuana-florida-ben-pollara/6803943002/ “We’re going to treat marijuana like medicine and we will not...tax medical marijuana.” That was then-Representative Ray Rodrigues back in 2017, a few days after the right to medical marijuana was formally established in our state’s constitution. That right, of course, was made law by the over 71% of Floridians who voted “yes” on Amendment 2 in the 2016 elections.  Continue >
  • FloridaPolitics.com: Rep. Roach files THC limits on medical marijuana

    Posted: 02/27/2021
    Could 10% caps on smokable cannabis be on the way? As written, bill would limit THC levels in smoked medical marijuana products. By Jacob Ogles, FloridaPolitics.com  https://floridapolitics.com/archives/407594-spencer-roach-files-thc-limits-on-medical-marijuana A new bill filed in the House would cap sum of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, levels in medical marijuana in Florida. Rep. Spencer Roach, a North Fort Myers Republican, filed legislation (HB 1455) that, along with introducing new regulations on the industry, would restrict prescriptions to low-THC cannabis. Continue >
  • OVER 1000 FLORIDIANS CALL ON LEGISLATURE TO OPPOSE A THC TAX ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS

    Posted: 02/22/2021
    ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** 22 February 2021Contact: Ben PollaraEmail: [email protected] OVER 1000 FLORIDIANS CALL ON LEGISLATURE TO OPPOSE A THC TAX ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTSProposal to cap THC levels at 10% would result in a 50-150% price increase for Florida Patients Continue >

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