Florida will delay awarding five new medical cannabis licenses
Florida’s medical marijuana regulators will miss their deadline to award five more MMJ business licenses.
A statute passed in June required the state’s MMJ regulators to issue five new medical marijuana licenses by Aug. 3 and an additional five by Oct. 3.
The first five were awarded on time, but the others will be delayed for an undetermined period, Sunshine State News reported.
The head of Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) blamed the missed deadline on Hurricane Irma and a lawsuit filed by an African-American farmer, according to the news outlet.
In his lawsuit, the
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