The Florida Department of Health has granted five new MMTC Licences in the last few weeks.
The new Growers selected are:
3 Boys Farm, Plants of Ruskin
Treadwell Nursery has been selected as Central Florida’s second medical marijuana grower. Treadwell, in north Lake County, has not yet gotten the approval to grow cannabis.
Knox Nursery grows medical cannabis in Winter Garden and has a retail MMTC in Orlando. During the last legislative session, Florida lawmakers approved a bill to implement Amendment 2, the medical marijuana amendment approved by voters. That bill requires the state to add 10 new medical cannabis growers by October of this year.
The barrier to entry is still the highest in the country.Applications for medical marijuana treatment centers are still closed and when they do open They will require a $65,000 application fee, the highest in the country.