Floridians who get a prescription from their doctor and obtain a Registry Identification Card from the state have been allowed to smoke marijuana for medicinal purposes since Governor Ron DeSantis overturned a ban in 2019 put in place by his predecessor.
Now, they will soon be able to eat edibles manufactured in Florida.
What You Need To Know
- Rules for producing edibles took effect on Thursday, August 27.
- Focus mostly on preventing edibles from getting into children's hands
- Office of Medical Marijuana Use says “there are currently no edibles approved to be dispensed."
New rules that took effect this week include restrictions on edible shapes, colors and ingredients.
Edibles produced in Florida must be one of the following shapes:
Edibles must be marked with the universal symbol for medical marijuana, but they must not:
- Resemble commercially available candy
- Contain any bright color additives
They can’t contain:
- Meat, poultry or fish
- Anything other than marijuana oil and ingredients “that meet the definition of “food” or “food additive.”
- Nicotine, alcohol or caffeine.