The July Issue of EPI Watch is now available on the Florida Department of Health Pinellas County website.…
2019 Medical Legislative Bill Watch
Every legislative session, there are few organizations that have as much on their legislative agenda as the powerful doctors’ lobbying group – the Florida Medical Association (FMA). Whether they are playing defense in stopping the scope of practice expansion of non-M.D.’s, taking on trial lawyers on med mal, or fighting the health insurance industry, none of their issues are ever easy and this year was no exception. Read More on the St. Petersblog website…
Legislation Update For All The Cannabis Bills Pending In Florida
With various bills pending in the Florida House and others in the Senate, the current status or recent progress of the state of Florida’s marijuana policies can be confusing. Below is a handy guide to elucidating applicable bills regarding cannabis reform in the Sunshine State. Read the full story by Sara Brittany Sommerset on Forbes.com.
Florida’s leaders taking baby steps on path to medical marijuana
Florida policymakers readily admit that’s the approach they’ve taken when it comes to dealing with pot, both before and after voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana.
Even a new governor — and with him, an administration that’s no longer hostile to the concept of cannabis as a cure — might not change that, at least during the legislative session that begins March 5. Read the Full story by Dara Kam on the Sun-Sentinel Website