Senator Files Implementing Bill For Cannabis Amendment

Jan 19, 2017

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A major supporter of medical marijuana in Florida’s Capitol has filed legislation implementing Amendment Two.    

Orange Park Republican Senator Rob Bradley has filed a measure that promises major changes for medical marijuana if it gains approval.  The proposal gives doctors greater leeway in recommending the treatment and does away with a provision requiring a 90-day relationship with the patient.  The measure also establishes a path for new dispensing organizations—re-christened Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers—to enter the market.  There could be as many as 20 once Florida has 500,000 qualified patients.