Medical marijuana operator challenges Florida’s price hike for license renewals

A medical marijuana operator is challenging Florida’s price hike for license renewals.


The fee is now over $1 million dollars every two years.

That’s more than 22 times what operators paid when the program started six years ago.

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The increase came after Gov. Ron DeSantis said medical marijuana companies aren’t paying enough to conduct business in the state.

Sanctuary Cannabis recently filed a challenge to the increase.

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