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Legislative Session has commenced in Florida

Oppose CS/HB 1269 Potency for Adult Personal Use of Marijuana by Representative Ralph Massullo, M.D.

Oppose SPB 7050 Adult Personal Use of Marijuana by Health Policy

  • Require physician recommendation, prescription, to access 21+ Adult Use Marijuana.

  • The proposed legislation limits personal adult use marijuana to 30% THC,

  • 60% for all other forms marijuana,

  • Edibles may not contain more than 200 milligrams, and a single serving may not contain more than 10 mg of THC,

  • Potency is defined as the relative strength of cannabinoids,  and the total amount, in milligrams, of tetrahydrocannabinol as the sum of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, plus 0.877 multiplied by tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, plus delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol as the sum of cannabidiol, plus 0.877 multiplied by cannabidiolic acid in the final product dispensed to a patient or caregiver.  

Typical ranges of THC flower (Flower that is typically between 15% to 35% delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Florida Medical Marijuana Fees: Application Fees: $60,063 to $146,00 (non-refundable competitive process). Vertical Integration required. Renewal fees (biennial) and are now based on an Emergency Rule (non-transparent) formula that will cost some MMTCs upwards of $1.28 million.

Medical Marijuana Patients Fees: $75 annual DOH ID Card. Physicians Visits $75 to $380 every 7 months. Plus, the cost of medical marijuana.

Hemp Cultivators Fees: Permits No Cost

Hemp Food Establishment Fees: $650 to Manufacture, Retail Sale, or Distribute.

**The cost of medical marijuana in Florida is outrageously more expensive than other states and hemp cannabinoid products. That is because MMTCs are passing high fees onto the consumers.

Example of Medical Marijuana product. (Flower (35% THC, .03+%CBD). Cost: 7 grams $50+

Example of Hemp Product (CBD Flower (0.3% THC, 21% CBD). Cost: 7 grams $24+

DEA Marijuana Growers Program: Less than $10,000 annually to Grow, Distribute, Import, and Export.  

NORML Tallahassee

Cannabis Advocacy Organization

The NORML Tallahassee mission is to advocate for the legalization of cannabis-marijuana through education, outreach, and consumer engagement to join the grassroots movement to reform laws for the safe-affordable, access, to high-quality marijuana products by adults.

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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) formed in 1970 to advocate for consumers and to oppose the Schedule of '“marihuana” and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to the federal Controlled Substances Act and from the Single Convention on Narcotics of 1961, and as amended in 1972 Protocol.

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NORML Tallahassee is a 501(c)(4), civil liberties, member driven nonprofit corporation that supports the reform of marijuana laws through advocacy and lobbying. Grassroots efforts are key to education, outreach, and voter registration.

As a Third-Party Voter Registration Organization, we register voters at all public events.

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Federal Legislative Priorities

SAFER banking Act S.2860 by Senator Jeff Merkely (D-OR)

Cannabis Users’ Restoration of Eligibility Act (H.R. 5040 CURE Act) by Rep. Jaime Raskin (D-MD)

Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act (S. 1204, H.R. 2682) by Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chairs Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and David Joyce (R-OH)

Veterans Equal Access Act (H.R. 2431) by Brian Mast (R-FL) Congressional Cannabis Caucus Member

Small Business Tax Equity Act (H.R. 2643) by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)

Congress voted on the MORE Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on April 1, 2022. Passage by 220 yeas to 204 nays.

The 116th Congress voted in favor of the MORE Act (H.R. 3884) on December 4, 2020. Passage by 228 yeas and 164 nays.

Support the H.R. 3617 the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act and the U.S. Senate Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.

The War on Drugs is a War on Nature

Environmental and Socially Conscious Consumption

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