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Richard DeLisi, 71, suffers in a Florida prison while others make millions on marijuana

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Lawmaker Revises Misleading Comments On Marijuana Protections In Congressional Report

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Florida May Make Telehealth Services for Medical Marijuana Permanent

Via High Times/Florida Politics

Update: Telemedicine extended 60 days through 9/5/20

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Telehealth services that were made available to Florida’s medical marijuana patients due to the coronavirus pandemic may become a permanent option...

That’s according to the web publication Florida Politics, which reported this week that the temporary provision first established at the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak—and then extended in May—might become a fixture in the state’s medical cannabis program...

https://hightimes.com/news/florida-may-make-telehealth-services-medical-marijuana-patients-permanent/

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Florida Cannabis Market Booms Despite...

Despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Florida’s medical marijuana industry continues to surge, with sales remaining well above pre-pandemic levels....

 

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Telemedicine (for Recertifications) has been extended Again

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Medical Marijuana Industry Booming in Florida during Pandemic

State Dispensaries show 30% Increase in Sales

By Adam Walser

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Telemedicine Extended for Medical Marijuana

Order extended through May 8.

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FL Legislature kills THC caps for medical marijuana

THC cap for medical marijuana patients under 21 dies in Florida House

From Miami Herald’s Samantha Gross

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THC Caps? Jose Oliva wants one on all forms of medical marijuana

THC cap? Jose Oliva wants one on all forms of medical cannabis

Flower and concentrates would be affected.

https://floridapolitics.com/archives/319268-thc-cap-jose-oliva

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State of Florida doubles down on its defense of medical marijuana oligarchies

In a case that could create a major upheaval in the state’s pot industry, health officials on Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to uphold a 2017 law that carried out a constitutional amendment broadly legalizing medical marijuana.

Lawyers for the Department of Health argued that, in creating and passing the law, the Florida Legislature carried out its “constitutional prerogative to serve as the state policymaker and to protect the welfare of the citizenry.”

The state agency urged the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling by the 1st District Court of Appeal that said a key part of the law conflicted with the 2016 constitutional amendment, approved by 71 percent of Florida voters.

The controversy is centered on a key component of the law that established a “vertical integration system” in which a limited number of companies that receive medical marijuana licenses must handle all aspects of the business, including growing, processing and distributing products. The alternative to vertical integration would be to allow companies to play different roles, potentially leading to more players in the industry.

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