Florida Matters: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry

Florida Matters: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry
Florida Matters: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry

More and more Floridians every week are signing up for access to medical marijuana, and with over 100,000 patients already on the registry, there is clearly money to be made.

This week on Florida Matters we talk with people who work in the business about the obstacles and opportunities in the burgeoning medical marijuana industry.

Our panel includes guests from two of the 13 companies licensed to grow and sell medical marijuana in Florida as well as the owner of a medical marijuana education program:

Darrin Potter, Chief Horticulture Officer at GrowHealthy

Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve

Daniel Elias, President of Pharmacology University

You can hear more conversation about the medical marijuana industry on our podcast Florida Matters More.

Original Broadcast Date: 
05/16/18

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Host:
Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Host:
Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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