Prospective Business Owners - read carefully please. This information is HUGELY important to your business and how Florida moves forward.
As of today, January 3, 2017 - Amendment 2 is in effect.
What does that mean?
Well........that means the will of the voter is in place, and the Amendment is moving forward as directed in the language of the Amendment. It does NOT mean businesses can fling doors open yet. The rules have to be set in place - Session for Florida starts in March.
The BEST thing you can do know is understand COMPLETELY the law, the process, and follow along very closely.
Let's throw some history and resources down here:
First - The Amendment
Next - Financial Impact Statements - first listed is abbreviated statement - after that is full analysis.
Now we head on over to the Florida Department of Health website - Always remember we have these links here so they are easy for you to find.
Committee on Health Policy Page - Click HERE - page will open in another window
They held their first meeting December 13, 2016 - You may view in entirety HERE
Below - you will find the entire meeting packet.
Here's the proverbial "Fly in the Ointment"
Florida Statute 381.986 Compassionate use of low-THC and medical cannabis
Click HERE to read this law. When you do, you will realize the problems of understanding the two laws and trying to merge them together.
They cannot be "auto-merged" - as a matter of fact - the current licensees are requesting to be Grandfathered in to the new licensing structure.
Do your research folks! It's important!
If you are considering getting into the Cannabis Industry in Florida - it is IMPERATIVE you understand and absorb the information listed above. The opposition was present at the meeting in December - we need to ensure OUR people are there in force for the next meetings.
My Medicine Consulting is here to assist you with these endeavors - Please contact us today to guide you through this process.
Irvin Rosenfeld - 954-536-9011 - Irvin@MyMedicineConsulting.com
Hiedi Handford - 202-760-1924 - Hiedi@MyMedicineConsulting.com