The Florida Regulated Industries Committee heard testimony from the five cannabis companies licensed to grow low-THC varieties and produce low-THC products for patients. The five companies all expected to have cannabis products on the shelf and available through home delivery by July 2016.
The Secretary of Elections has confirmed that the proposed amendment by trial attorney John Morgan will be on the 2016 ballot. The initiative gives businesses the right sell cannabis, establishes guidelines for patients and caregivers and expands the conditions for which you can use cannabis.
The five dispensaries chosen to cultivate, process and distribute low-THC cannabis for Florida patients with cancer, epilepsy and muscle spasticity report they are on track to begin distributing cannabis late summer of 2016.
The Legislative session for 2016 begins early. The session starts January 12, 2016 and runs for 60-days. FLCAN will be watching a number of different bills this session. Florida CAN will be moving staff to Tallahassee effective Jan 1.