Medical Marijuana

Rachel Iacovone / WGCU


Lee County’s second medical marijuana dispensary opened yesterday.

In the 16 months since Amendment 2 passed in Florida, a company called Curaleaf has opened five dispensaries in the state.

 

WGCU's Rachel Iacovone took a tour of the new Fort Myers facility Tuesday. She joins Gulf Coast Live with a report on what’s available and how patients are accessing these products – ranging from capsules to vaporizer pens to oils.

 

Judge Sides With Black Farmer In Pot Dispute

Jan 10, 2018

A Tallahassee judge issued a final order Tuesday in a dispute over a marijuana license earmarked for a black farmer, one of 10 coveted medical-marijuana licenses ordered by state lawmakers as part of a law passed last year.

Judge Halts Black Farmer Marijuana License

Jan 2, 2018

A Tallahassee judge Thursday ordered health officials to stop the process of granting a marijuana license to a black farmer, one of 10 coveted new pot licenses approved by the Legislature this year.

Pot License Suit Claims Citrus Industry 'Preference'

Nov 3, 2017

A Sarasota nursery has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of part of a new law that includes a preference for the citrus industry in the state's awarding of potentially lucrative medical-marijuana licenses.

Neeta Lind via Flickr

My Florida Green is hosting a four-hour symposium tonight at the Hilton Naples called Cannabis Speaks. The event, which is aimed at physicians and potential patients and their families, is a first for Southwest Florida. 

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