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Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act Implementation

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

May 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2015

Contact: DOH Communications
(850) 245-4111


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ON COMPASSIONATE MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT IMPLEMENTATION

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health released the following statement today upon the announcement of the Administrative Law Judge’s ruling on the challenge to the low-THC cannabis rule.

“Today’s ruling allows the department to move forward with implementing the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, approved by the legislature in 2014. The department remains committed to ensuring safe and efficient access to this product for children with refractory epilepsy and patients with advanced cancer. We are moving swiftly to facilitate access to the product before the end of the year.”

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DOH protects, promotes and improves the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.