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    Posted: 06/27/2019
    Marco Island City Council greenlights medical marijuana dispensaries Omar Rodriguez Ortiz, Marco Eagle The Marco Island City Council voted Monday in favor of a resolution that provides regulations for medical marijuana dispensing facilities on the island. The resolution passed 5-2, despite the nay votes of Chairperson Erik Brechnitz and councilor Howard Reed. The approved resolution reaffirms medical marijuana dispensing facilities are allowed within Marco Island subject to the same regulations as pharmacies and restrictions provided in the Florida Statutes. On June 3, the City Council voted in favor of a motion to instruct the city attorney to draft the resolution. That motion passed 5-2 with... Continue >
  • Commissioner Fried Hosts First Hemp Rulemaking Workshop in South Florida

    Posted: 06/21/2019
    Fresh From Florida, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Pembroke Pines, Fla. — Today, Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried joined key Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services officials to host the first public hemp rulemaking workshop at Broward College in Pembroke Pines. "The upcoming state hemp program marks a new industrial revolution — after eighty years of stalled progress, we can finally put hemp to work for farmers, entrepreneurs, and consumers here in Florida," said Commissioner Nikki Fried."Our Department is working swiftly to ensure the program's rules will be inclusive for everyone who wants to be involved with Florida hemp. Today's public participation, questions, and feedback are a critical part of making Florida a national leader in... Continue >
  • Florida Agriculture Department Readies Rules For State Hemp Program

    Posted: 06/19/2019
    Shawn Mulcahy, WFSU Public Media The Florida Agriculture Department has released its first draft of proposed rules for a state hemp program. This comes ahead of hemp rulemaking workshops beginning later this week. The draft lays out testing and purity standards for growers and packaging and labeling requirements for food containing hemp or its extract, CBD. Hemp must contain less than 0.3% THC, the high-inducing ingredient found in marijuana.  Read The Full Story Here! Continue >

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