BERKELEY, CA - MARCH 25:  Samples of medicinal marijuana are displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California.  California Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified a ballot initiative late Wednesday to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana in the State of California after proponents of the measure submitted over 690,000 signatures. The measure will appear on the November 2 general election ballot.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida: MMTC LICENSES ARE STILL AVAILABLE 

 

 

Florida: MMTC licenses are still available

The Department of Health (“DOH”) did not meet the required deadline of October 3rd, 2017, to release the new five Medical Marijuana Licenses. 

This means that potential investors still have a chance to apply or adhere to applicants that are seeking for investment. If you consider you qualify or you have any interest in applying, contact GreenAcre at 1-888-428-3260 or at info@greenacreteam.com.

Please click on the following link, we are sharing with you an article from Dara Kam explaining the current situation in Florida. Florida will miss deadline for handing out medical-marijuana licenses. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our consultants. 

Thank you, 

 

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GreenAcre Once Again Ahead of the Game – A Special Session on MMJ Happened Against All Odds

GreenAcre Once Again Ahead of the Game –
A Special Session on MMJ Happened Against All Odds

In May of 2017, the Florida Legislature failed to reach an agreement on how to implement the State’s new Medical Marijuana Program, but this past Tuesday night an agreement between the House and Senate would continue this discussion during this week’s special session.

During the regular session, differences in opinion over a few fundamental elements found within the medical marijuana bill precluded the agreement from materializing. According to several sources, including the Miami Herald, those differences seem to have been resolved.

As GreenAcre predicted in early May, the latest bill agreed on 10 new vertically integrated licenses. Out of the 10 new licenses, 5 would be reserved for the second place applicants of the States “Charlotte’s Web” application process, where applicants applied in one of five regions. One license would be available for a group of farmers, which the State of Florida deems a minority group. Additionally, the Department of Health is required to extend preference on up to two licenses to facilities that are, or were in the industry of processing, concentrating, or canning, citrus fruit or citrus molasses.

The bill further expresses that four licenses will be issued for every 100,000 patients who are registered on the States medical marijuana registry. Licensees will be capped at 25 dispensaries per license, and five additional dispensaries for every 100,000 registered patients. Said dispensary cap would sunset in 2020 in the event legislators fail to legislate otherwise.

The bill has no single line of reasoning and is clearly developed on the conglomeration of lobbying efforts supported by the wrong corporate dollars and Politian’s who put their financial endeavors before the needs of Florida patients. This bill is undoubtedly one of the worst pieces of medical marijuana legislations in the world, from an objective perspective.

From the above-mentioned legislative fiasco, one positive element shines through, that being that a few vertically integrated licenses will be available. Now it’s time for those well seasoned canna-entrepreneurs to come into the Florida market and show the current players how the game is played.

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The Legality of the Medical Marijuana Program in Florida

 

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GreenAcre’s Upcoming Events and Last Week Events

GreenAcre’s
Upcoming Events and Last Week Events

Keeping clients and prospective clients updated with information related to the Cannabis Industry. GreenAcre consults on best industry practices, while also assisting clients with business plans, license application assistance, federal and state compliance, providing resources for the design and build of the projects, every associated business document needed for the advancement of the clients’ business ventures, staffing solutions, and any other service the project demands.GreenAcre offers different services for clients and potential clients that want to be part of the Cannabis Industry. From lobbying at the local and state level to consulting services for the application of licenses.

GreenAcre also provides consulting services to government entities, to date, Belize and Guyana. In light of GreenAcre’s legal, cannabis and business aptitude, they qualify as quintessential cannabis consultants.


Upcoming Events

GreenAcre’s Colorado Experience #2

Visit numerous cultivation sites and dispensaries in Colorado. Potential investors in the Cannabis Industry enjoy the experience because it gives them a better perspective of this Industry. The next Colorado Experience is schedule for 4/20/2017. If you want to be part of this experience, please send us an email at info@greenacreteam.com for more information.

GreenAcre’s Colorado Experience #1


Last Week Events

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Cannabis Law 101 at Saint Thomas University School of Law
March 15, 2017

Rolando Vazquez, Esq., President of GreenAcre Consulting Team, was the special guest speaker at the event: “Cannabis Law 101.” Law students had the opportunity to learn for the best representatives in the Cannabis Industry. Our panelists included: David Kotler, Daniel Sparks, Eric Stevens and Joe Brezny. Our special guests included: Jackie Waldman, Esq., and Senator Eleanor Sobel. Click on the link below to have access to Cannabis Law 101.

Cannabis Law 101 – Video

 

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Broward County Commissioner’s Meeting
March 14, 2017

Sabina Contreras, Vice President of GreenAcre Consulting Team, attended the Broward’s Commissioners meeting. Ms. Contreras’ efforts were sufficient to defer the passing of the ordinance regulating medical marijuana in Broward County.  Thanks to public comments and Ms. Contreras speech items 74, 75 and 76 were deferred for a later time. 

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GreenAcre’s President, Rolando Vazquez, Esq., recognized as the First Medical Cannabis Consultant to visit Belize.

GreenAcre’s President, Rolando Vazquez, Esq., recognized as the First Medical Cannabis Consultant to visit Belize.

On December 7th, 2016, GreenAcre’s President, Rolando Vazquez, Esq., received a recognition letter from the Belize American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, in partnership with the Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry.  Mr. Vazquez’s visit to the country served to educate Belizean officials on how to regulate a Medical Cannabis Industry.  Mr. Vazquez’s legal theory and cannabis industry knowledge is essential for the future development of the Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Industry in Belize.   GreenAcre is in preparation for the 2017 Trade Mission to Belize.  GreenAcre will help the Government of Belize transition from a non-existing market to a fully regulated market.   

The letter received on December 7th, 2016, reads as follow: 

[BACC]

[Belize American Chamber of Commerce]

December 7, 2016

To Whom It May Concern:

Dear Mr. Rolando Vazquez, Esq.

On behalf of the Belize American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCOF) in partnership with the Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) under the auspices of some relative Government Officials on attendance, we thank you for your Medical Cannabis Seminar, delivered at our annual Outbound Trade Mission in March 2016.

GreenAcre Consulting Team is the first and only consultancy firm to have presented a seminar over such topic. Your knowledge in the area of Cannabis, Law, and Business is exceptional. What is more impressive is that you found where these three (3) perspectives come together to create a regulated Cannabis Industry.  An unanimous consensus among the audience in attendance was that no one had ever heard of this approach to a regulated cannabis industry anywhere!

We are most confident that your unique legal theory in the cannabis industry will be heard globally. Your return in 2017 has already created excitement among officials and our country’s major investors. When the time comes to regulate Industrial Hemp and Medical Cannabis in Belize, GreenAcre Consulting Team will be the consultancy firm of choice. 

Thank you!

Respectfully yours,

s/s Michael D Young

Michael D Young, MS

Executive Director

CC: Ms. Yorshabell Cattouse, BCCI

 

Belize American Chamber of Commerce of Florida

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Medical Cannabis Consultant

Medical Cannabis Consultant 

 

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Preview of GreenAcre’s Most Recent Medical Cannabis Project

Preview of GreenAcre’s Most Recent Medical Cannabis Project 

GreenAcre’s Team is pleased to share a preview of our most recent project in Broward County. 

GreenAcre’s President, Rolando Vazquez is currently consulting for a few clients in Broward County.  One particular project covers an area of 20,000 square feet.  The area’s size is convenient enough to have a cultivation and processing site.  GreenAcre is currently working together with a builder from Colorado, who has the expertise and the wherewithal to develope growing facilities.  Moreover, GreenAcre also has the best connections with master growers.  Any resource needed for a cannabis project is channeled in from the GreenAcre network.  We encourage all interested investors to act now, since Florida is moving and growing fast. 

Broward County’s Medical Cannabis 

Broward County is getting ready for the Industry.  On December 6th 2016, the Broward County Commissioners’ meeting through a motion to direct, instructed the Office of the County Attorney to draft an ordinance amending the zoning code to add new provisions to regulate medical cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensing. The motion to direct affects GreenAcre’s projects in Broward County within Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9.

GreenAcre’s Colorado Experience for 2017

The year of 2017 looks promising for GreenAcre, our team will be traveling to Colorado for our third GreenAcre Experience. This time, GreenAcre will interview master growers from Colorado for a few of their current cultivation projects. GreenAcre Experience is a concept created to help investors to have first hand knowledge of the industry and preview the investment they are about to make. GreenAcre’s network is vast and aims to connect investors with the professionals in the Cannabis Industry. Please check the information for our first Colorado experience here.


This is a sneak peek of our latest location in Broward County,  GreenAcre wants the cannabis market to be open and accessible for investors of all levels. GreenAcre’s Team provides the tools for success. 

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GreenAcre’s President and Colorado Builder

 

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GreenAcre’s Project in Broward County

 

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GreenAcre’s Project in Broward County

 

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GreenAcre’s President with Investors for one of their Broward County Projects!


 

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