vertical integration DeSantis Defends Florida's Medical Marijuana Law By Shawn Mulcahy • Jul 29, 2019 Gov. Ron DeSantis says he thinks the legislature acted within its authority when enacting the medical marijuana implementing bill. Lawmakers Ask For New Hearing In Major Medical Marijuana Case By Dara Kam / News Service of Florida • Jul 25, 2019 News Service of Florida / NSF Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is asking an appellate court to revisit a decision that Florida officials argue injected “confusion and uncertainty” into the state’s medical marijuana industry. Judge Rejects Cap on Marijuana Dispensaries By Dara Kam - News Service of Florida • Feb 5, 2019 News Service of Florida / NSF Siding with Florida’s largest cannabis operator, a circuit judge for the second time struck down a law capping the number of dispensaries medical marijuana businesses can run. Ruling Rejects Limits On Medical Marijuana Businesses By By Dara Kam • Aug 7, 2018 iStock In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact if it stands, a Tallahassee judge has found a law limiting the number of medical marijuana operators in Florida runs afoul of a constitutional amendment approved by voters two years ago.