Florida Health Officials Put Up Panel To Help With Medical Pot Rules

medical-marijuanaUnder the measure passed last spring, the department set up rules for doctors and patients to register. But the proposed regulations for growers and sellers were challenged in court, so officials started over. State officials late Monday announced they will appoint an eight-member committee “to draft mutually acceptable proposed rules” in early February. The department invited people to apply for spots representing specific interests.

The Florida Department of Health missed a Jan. 1 deadline to carry out a law making certain noneuphoric marijuana extracts available to treat patients with intractable epilepsy and a few other disorders. They are confident that treating epilepsy using medical marijuana is very effective.

To read more, visit http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/os-medical-marijuana-rules-committee-20150106-story.html

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