"Politicians have traditionally lagged behind the people on this issue, so it is wonderful to see one so adamantly opposed to legalization reversing course like this", Morgan Fox, Director of Communications for the Marijuana Policy Project, said to NPR.
The federal government introduced legislation last April with a goal of legalizing and regulating the use of recreational pot by this summer, but left it up to individual provinces to design their own distribution system and usage regulations. In the case of Redner, Gievers noted that the state still has not defined what the adequate supply of medical marijuana is for a patient despite being mandated to do so.
Not only is Nixon right that marijuana should be decriminalized, both in NY and around the country, but we can't help agreeing with her assessment of the entire situation.
"This is important for us to talk about if we want to institute any bylaws or any other changes ahead of the moratorium (expiration) in December", board chair Dawn Hill Holdgate said. Support from such high profile Republican public figures has sent ripples throughout the marijuana industry.
The Department of Health's notice of appeal in the case "automatically operates as a stay of the final judgment pending appellate review", lawyers for the state agency wrote. Lirot said he would petition the court on Thursday to lift the automatic stay on the ruling. The amendment, which passed in 2016, legalized medical marijuana in Florida.
Gievers' ruling in the Redner lawsuit "makes the Mills case a fait accompli, or, as my friend says, a done deal", Lirot told The News Service of Florida in a telephone interview Wednesday.
In addition to the growing plants, Troopers say they found numerous large storage totes of dried marijuana, seeds, lists of seeds used to grow cannabis and a canister containing Suboxone.
"Trulieve is committed to expanding patient access across Florida".
Boehner also said the move would curtail federal-state conflict on marijuana policies.
The number 420 is often associated with marijuana.