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Statement Regarding Implementation of the Rule for the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

September 09, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 09, 2014

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

STATEMENT BY THE STATE SURGEON GENERAL REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RULE FOR THE COMPASSIONATE MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT OF 2014:

“Today’s publication of a changed rule demonstrates that our focus has been to get this product to the market as soon as possible with an emphasis on patient safety. We want to avoid unnecessary delays. We want to help children with refractory epilepsy and patients with advanced cancer as quickly and safely as possible.”

Dr. John Armstrong
State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health

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