To the Governor’s Desk: Florida Passes Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana for Terminal Patients, Defying Federal Ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 7, 2016) – A bill expanding the state’s “Right to Try” law by legalizing the limited use of medical marijuana passed the state Senate today and will go on to the governor’s desk. If signed into law, the legislation will further nullify in effect federal prohibition of cannabis.

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Florida Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana for Terminal Patients, Defying Federal Ban, Passes Final Committee

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (Feb, 5, 2016) – A bill that would allow terminally ill patients access to medicinal marijuana, further nullifying in effect federal prohibition of cannabis, passed unanimously out of a third and final Senate committee yesterday. The legislation expands on a recently passed “right to try” law that effectively nullifies in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.

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