In a 6-1 vote, council members approved an ordinance regulating dispensaries and processing facilities within Tampa city limits.
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TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Drug Free America Foundation called on Governor Rick Scott, Senate President Joe Negron, and Speaker Richard Corcoran to hold a special session to address the implementation of Amendment 2 in the Florida State Legislature.
On Feb. 7, 2017, Florida state officials hosted a public workshop in Fort Lauderdale on the state Department of Health’s proposed rules for Florida’s medical marijuana system.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has been selected as the security consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition. Florida is one of the newer States to legalize Medical Marijuana joins over 28 other States in this growing industry.
On Jan. 17, 2017, the Florida Department of Health unveiled a set of proposed regulations for Florida’s medical marijuana system. Under the proposal, rules and regulations guiding Florida’s low-THC medical marijuana program would be applied to the state’s wider system.
Tampa’s first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now open for patients across Tampa Bay, offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults.
Trulieve, based in Tallahassee, Fla., opened the state’s first licensed medical marijuana clinic and made its first home delivery in late July 2016. About a week ago, the company opened its second clinic in Clearwater, Fla. Now it’s eyeing South Florida for expansion, according to an Aug. 25, 2016, article in the Sun-Sentinel.
Three Bay Area patients were able to pick up medical marijuana in person Thursday from the first dispensary to open in Clearwater, Florida.
On July 27, 2016, the Florida Department of Health announced that Surterra Therapeutics, the first company in Florida to receive a cultivation license, had been authorized by the DOH to begin processing and dispensing low-THC medical marijuana.
Following its neighboring city of Tampa, Fla., the city of St. Petersburg, Fla., is considering an ordinance that would decriminalize marijuana, according to an April 28, 2016, report by Fox 13. On April 1, 2016, the penalty for possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana in Tampa shifted from arrests to citations.
On March 17, 2016, the Tampa City Council adopted an ordinance to decriminalize 20 grams or less of cannabis. According to Fox 13, Mayor Bob Buckhorn is expected to sign the ordinance into law.
In Florida, the Tampa City Council has given preliminary approval to a measure that would lessen the penalty for possessing marijuana.
On March 3, 2016, the Tampa City Council will meet to hear the first reading of an ordinance that would decriminalize 20 grams or less of cannabis.
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new full-service communications and marketing firm specializing in the rapidly developing cannabis industry has been officially launched. Salar Communications Group (SCG) will provide strategic communications, digital marketing, event planning and consulting for growers, processors, dispensaries, advocacy, investment and consumer products of the cannabis industry.
In Tampa last weekend, on July 11, 2015, FCCActive, a local non-profit promoting medical cannabis use as part of a healthy lifestyle, organized the state’s first 5K cannabis-themed road race to help veterans and their families understand post-traumatic stress disorder and how to treat it.
Part incubator and part back-end business services provider, Common Bond Collaborative is a company based out of Tampa, Florida, aimed at helping entrepreneurs with great ideas build their businesses and connect with the right investors.