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More Florida Doctors On Board With Medical Marijuana


A limited, low T-H-C form of medical marijuana has been available in Florida since 2014, when Gov. Rick Scott signed the Compassionate Medical Use Act, also known as Charlotte’s Web, for epileptic and terminally ill patients. But in November Florida voters passed Amendment Two, which will expand medical marijuana.
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Intersection: Medical Marijuana In Florida


Florida is one of 23 states with laws that allow patients to access medical marijuana. The so-called Charlotte’s Web law was enacted last year, allowing some patients- including those who suffer from seizures- access to low THC medical marijuana. But more than a year on, those patients still haven’t been able to use the drug. So what’s the hold up?
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Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana, the-daily-record.com
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Charlotte’s Web Medicinal Marijuana


While we all sit on our hands and wait to see if either the legislature or the general-election voting public in 2016 will actually legalize medicinal marijuana, the wayward weaving of the already approved Charlotte’s Web strain of cannabis – the legislature approved the low-THC for children in 2014 – continues to be a source of regulatory confusion. At issue, beyond the fact that only five nurseries will be allowed to cultivate and dispense the medicine in Florida, is the fact that the law doesn’t mitigate the differences between state and federal laws on illegal drugs. Last week, according to political website Saint Petersblog, Director of the Office of Compassionate Use Patricia Nelson negotiated for a mind-numbing 25 hours with …
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