Tag Archives: Florida Department of Health

New NE Florida Trauma Center Refuels Fight

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE — In another chapter in a long-running battle, a major Jacksonville hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health to allow a rival hospital in Orange Park to open a trauma center. The challenge, filed by UF Health Jacksonville, was sent Wednesday to the …

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Supreme Court Signs Off On Medical Marijuana Proposal

A proposed constitutional amendment led by the group People United For Medical Marijuana, was unanimously approved to be placed on the Nov. 16 by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday. Supreme Court justices said the proposal met legal tests that includes a clearly worded title and summary.

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State Faces Challenges On Marijuana Licenses

Perkins, TropiFlora and Gainesville-based San Felasco Nurseries, which were rejected by health officials for medical-marijuana licenses, are challenging the licenses granted to Florida's first "dispensing organizations." The deadline for appeals is Monday.

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