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    Developing Story: Florida Repeals Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications

    March 9, 2018 - Updated: March 12, 2018 - The Florida Department of Health, in accordance with objections from the State Legislature's Joint Administrative Procedures Committee, has repealed the application procedure for the registration of medical marijuana treatment centers.    According to a letter from the DOH, new rules for license applications will be implemented in the coming weeks, however in the interim, application rules nearly identical to the ones that have been repealed are still [...]
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    BREAKING: 27,182 Patients Waiting on MMJ ID Cards

    27,182 of the 83,503 patients in the Medical Use Registry — 30 percent of the database — have yet to have an ID card or an application in processing. TALLAHASSEE — The production of identification cards for Florida’s tens of thousands of medical marijuana patients was thought to be on schedule after previous delays, but is actually months behind, leaving lawmakers and physicians fuming at the state Department of Health.   Documents obtained by POLITICO [...]
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    All charges dismissed for Tennessee stores accused of selling CBD candy

    Cops called the sting "Operation Candy Crush." MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have dropped all charges in connection with “Operation Candy Crush,” a sting that targeted Tennessee stores accused of selling candy and other products containing a form of marijuana.   District Attorney General Jennings H. Jones said in a Wednesday release that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has backed off its initial determinations. The TBI said investigators could not determine whether the cannabidiol in [...]