Florida institutes new rules for medical cannabis licenses

Florida has already licensed 12 medical marijuana businesses, but the state health department has decided to adjust the regulations for additional businesses, seemingly a nod to the agency’s previous missteps. Eight additional MMJ licenses are scheduled to be issued by Oct. 3, but these applicants will face a much different process than their predecessors, according to the News Service of Florida. Under an “emergency rule” enacted Wednesday by the health department, the agency is outsourcing the application scoring to 16 “subject-matter experts” who have knowledge in various sectors of the cannabis industry, the news outlet reported. ... Florida institutes new rules for medical cannabis licenses is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs