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Medical Cannabis Workshops Held This Week

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The Florida Department of Health is seeking public input this week on a rule for medical cannabis. It’s holding workshops around the state.

The state health department held the first meeting Monday in Jacksonville. It’s also holding workshops this week in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa. The department’s final public workshop is Thursday in Tallahassee at 4 p.m.

The proposed rule include what conditions are eligible and limits the amount prescribed to a 45-day supply.

People can also comment online by going to the office of compassionate use web page.

Sarah Mueller is a journalist who has worked for media outlets in several states since 2010. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2010 and worked as a print reporter covering local government and politics.