BY DARA KAM
NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA
TALLAHASSEE – A North Florida man who’s struggled with fibromyalgia for years became the state’s first patient to legally buy whole-flower cannabis for smoking Thursday (March 21), just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a measure repealing a ban on smokable medical marijuana.
Trulieve, the state’s largest medical marijuana operator, was the first of Florida’s 14 operators to sell whole-flower products, for use in joints, pipes or bongs. Later Thursday, a second firm, Curaleaf, also was approved by the state to start selling smokable marijuana.
Trulieve Chief Executive Officer Kim Rivers joined…