Florida’s Department of Health ordered a Quincy-based dispensary to quit selling a medical cannabis product that could potentially be broken down and made into marijuana that can be smoked.
The Department of Health authorized Trulieve to sell sealed vaporizer cups containing marijuana. However, Office of Compassionate Use Director Christian Bax said in a cease-and-desist letter to Trulieve that the mesh caps can be removed with minimal effort and cannot be reattached.
Vaping is allowed under state law, but smoking is prohibited. Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers said the company had issued warnings to patients that the product should only be used for vaping.
– Associated Press