06 Nov 2017
Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts surging in FloridaBy Eli McVey Despite a shaky rollout, Florida’s full-fledged medical marijuana industry is off to an explosive start. More than 30,000 patients have enrolled in the MMJ program since June – a 183% increase – and total patient counts will soon eclipse 50,000. Here’s what you need to know about the situation:
- Seventy-one percent of Florida voters approved Amendment 2 last November, a ballot initiative authorizing a full-fledged MMJ program in the state. It builds on a previous program that was mainly limited to CBD-based medicine.
- After struggling to reach a deal regarding rules to govern the