Could Florida Medical Marijuana Card be Denied - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 6


How Could a Florida
Medical Marijuana
Card be Denied Issuance?
How Could a Florida Medical Marijuana Card be Denied Issuance?

This series continues to explore how Marijuana Laws in the Florida Statutes might be changed should the voters, the courts, and/or the legislature be so inclined. Here are some issues that will outline How a Medical Marijuana Card could be Denied under the proposed language of the law:

(a)  The county health department or the county’s designee may deny an application only for any of the following reasons:

(1)  The applicant did not provide the information required by Chapter 893 of the Florida Statutes, and upon notice of the deficiency, did not provide the information within 30 days.

(2)  The county health department or the county’s designee determines that the information provided was false.

(3)  The applicant does not meet the criteria set forth in this Chapter 893.

(b)  Any person whose application has been denied pursuant to subdivision (a) may not reapply for six months from the date of denial unless otherwise authorized by the county health department or the county’s designee or by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(c)  Any person whose application has been denied pursuant to subdivision (a) may appeal that decision to the department. The county health department or the county’s designee shall make available a telephone number or address to which the denied applicant can direct an appeal.

Next Up - How long will a Florida Medical Marijuana Card be Valid ?

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