Doctors and Patients In Florida Are Embracing Medical Marijuana

In the state synonymous with retirement, cannabis is rapidly becoming mainstream.

While much of the marijuana news has focused on potential federal interference with legalized marijuana and California joining the ranks of legal recreational marijuana states, Florida has started what should become a mammoth medical marijuana business.

Projections vary on the size of the Florida market for medical marijuana but the consensus estimate is that it will exceed $1 billion by 2020.

A list kept by the state shows that more than 1,200 doctors have been authorized to prescribe medical marijuana.

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