The medical marijuana company Surterra Therapeutics is urging state health regulators to take steps to allow edible cannabis treatments. But the roll out for those rules could still be far off on the horizon.
This is Surterra’s Tallahassee wellness center. The dispensary has been open for a few months but recently celebrated its grand opening. The bright white walls are gleaming and boxes of donuts are piled on a large table just inside. About thirty patients are milling around, drinking coffee and checking out the different treatments.
“You know cleaning the house is exciting because I can do it,” Kathie Reeves explains. “You know changing the sheets on my bed all by myself—I can do it.”
Another patient, Brian Griffin says, “We’ve had our grandchildren live with us a couple different times, and I wasn’t even able to take care of them.”
“I couldn’t take