Edible medical marijuana products are appearing on shelves nearly four years after Floridians approved a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients.
Edible medical marijuana products are appearing on shelves nearly four years after Floridians approved a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients.

Nearly four years after Floridians voted to legalize medical marijuana, chocolates, cookies and gummy-like gels containing the drug are just becoming available at dispensariesin the state.

Trulieve is carrying chocolate bars and fudge brownies. Curaleaf is working to bring gel edibles to its Florida dispensaries in October, with possible flavors such as grapefruit or lime.

The offerings arrive after the state Department of Health released rules for edibles in late August.

Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana in 2016, and lawmakers passed a law that included edibles in 2017, but state officials have taken until now to fully carry out those changes and allow edibles.

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