For those of you in the dark about Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program, I’ve been attempting to light up the dim corners of Florida: The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Medical Marijuana Market, according to The Miami New Times.
Florida passed constitutional Amendment 2 in November 2016 which allows my Multiple Sclerosis and several other qualifying conditions as eligible for compassionate care, meaning diagnosed patients are allowed by Florida to receive a medical marijuana recommendation from a qualified Florida physician and products from a licensed Florida dispensary; these dispensaries must strictly adhere to Florida’s seed-to-shelf vertical integration business model.
This summer brought daily cannabis-related news and the hits just keep on coming. A timeline of Florida’s battle for solid medical cannabis ground has been outlined in depth throughout my previous articles.
In December 2018, Jeff Smith predicted that Florida’s $250M medical cannabis market could open up to new businesses in 2019: