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LedeTree Cannabis News Roundup – September 27, 2017

Good afternoon. Here’s today’s top cannabis news

By David Royse | LedeTree.com

The big news in the cannabis business in Florida today is in South Florida, where it looks like dispensaries will soon be open in unincorporated parts of Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Broward, Palm Beach dispensaries moving forward

Broward commissioners moved forward Tuesday with a plan to allow dispensaries in parts of the county that aren’t in a particular city. Palm Beach County officials are planning to move forward with a similar plan later this week, the Sun Sentinel reported Wednesday.

Ten Broward cities, including Davie, Pembroke Pines and Plantation, have banned dispensaries. The county’s biggest city, Fort Lauderdale, is planning to allow dispensaries.

Read more in today’s story in the Sun Sentinel

DEA to get new chief

The big news of interest in the cannabis industry nationally today may be the pending resignation of acting DEA head Chuck Rosenberg.

The Washington Post reports that Rosenberg announced yesterday he’s stepping down. Whoever heads the DEA, of course, plays a major role in policy around enforcement of marijuana laws.  

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About David Royse

David Royse
David Royse is the Editor-in-Chief of Ledetree.com. He has been a professional journalist for more than 20 years, including stints with The Associated Press and The News Service of Florida. He enjoys writing about health and medical science, and hopeful stories about scientific breakthroughs and new technology.

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