The federal government first classified marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act in 1970. This classification made the use, possession, sale, cultivation and transportation of marijuana in the United States illegal. However, in 1996, individual states began passing laws and initiatives to decriminalize cannabis for recreational or medical use.
If you want to get involved in this industry, you should speak with an attorney before moving forward. Otherwise you may risk losing your medical license or facing criminal penalties, DEA raids and IRS fines.
Call The Law For All, PA in Fort Lauderdale, FL for cannabis consulting. We also serve clients in the Boca Raton, FL area.
As someone looking to get involved in the medical marijuana industry in Florida, it's important to remember marijuana is still illegal under federal law. However, we provide cannabis consulting for: