Overlooked deadline could stop marijuana processing in Florida for some MMTC’s
About half of the 13 Florida businesses allowed to grow, process and sell medical marijuana could be suspended from processing cannabis because of a little-noticed deadline in state law requiring food safety inspections — even though edible forms cannot be sold in the state.
The requirement mandates that those medical marijuana treatment centers complete third-party inspections in the first year to ensure “good manufacturing practices,” but it went largely ignored or unnoticed by some centers because the Department of Health has still not cemented rules relating to edible medical marijuana.
But in letters sent last week by the department, the state indicated it intends to enforce the provision that any business complete the certification within the first year or stop operating its processing facilities immediately.
One center, Gainesville-based The Green Solution, has already been forced…Read More Here