South Florida Marijuana Advocates Sue State Over "Unconstitutional" Pot Laws


As medical marijuana becomes a big business in Florida, the companies who got in the door first are doing everything in their power to minimize competition and maximize their bottom line. And that means pushing for a closed system that prevents most people from breaking into the cannabis industry — and hurts patients by stifling competition and innovation. 

That's what a South Florida pot advocacy group argues in a new lawsuit against the state. The group, Patients and Producers Alliance, says the state's heavily limited rules for granting medical-pot-growing and -selling licenses is unconstitutional.

Read the Whole Article by: Travis Cohen in the March 12, 2018 edition of New Times Miami

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