Despite promises of inclusion, Florida’s only minority license holder is from out of state.


Florida is home to the highest number of medical cardholders on the East coast (roughly 600,000). The state has a similar population to New York, but far more registered medical patients than the Empire State’s 150,000.

New York’s medical laws passed three years before Florida’s, so we’re not comparing apples to oranges here. The Sunshine State is second only to California when it comes to medicinal growth nationwide.

Florida has the fastest-growing medical cannabis market on the east coast. (via Leafly)

Even with Florida’s overwhelming patient numbers, recreational sales and use remain illegal statewide. That means just 22 licensed medicinal…

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