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Trulieve in the Sunshine Economy: Medical Marijuana and Money

Trulieve in the Sunshine Economy: Medical Marijuana and Money

Today, Rivers leads the largest seller of legal marijuana in Florida, as the CEO of Trulieve. The company was the first to have medical marijuana dispensaries in the state, and now has the most. Revenues grew 400 percent last year to more than $100 million and sales are expected to more than double this year.

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Trulieve Acquiring The Healing Corner Medical Dispensary

Trulieve Acquiring The Healing Corner Medical Dispensary

Medical marijuana usage was officially legalized in Connecticut back in 2012. While various bills have been proposed to legalize recreational usage in both 2018 and early 2019, none of them have yet gathered enough support to be passed and hit the governor’s desk. 

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Holyoke City Council Grants Special Permits for Marijuana Cultivator, Testing Lab

Holyoke City Council Grants Special Permits for Marijuana Cultivator, Testing Lab

The City Council on Tuesday granted Life Essence a special permit for a marijuana manufacturing facility at 56 Canal St. Life Essence, a division of Trulieve Cannabis Corp., must now apply for licensing with the Cannabis Control Commission, which oversees the state’s medical and recreational marijuana industry.

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State Settles with Trulieve Over Marijuana Dispensary Caps

State Settles with Trulieve Over Marijuana Dispensary Caps

Florida's largest medical marijuana licensee has settled a lawsuit with the state over how many dispensaries it can open. The settlement, announced Monday, will let Trulieve open up to 49 dispensaries in the state. The settlement follows a court ruling that the state's cap on dispensaries is unconstitutional.

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Trulieve Can Expand to 49 Dispensaries Under Agreement with DOH

Trulieve Can Expand to 49 Dispensaries Under Agreement with DOH

Folks looking for medical marijuana can expect to see a new crop of Trulieve Cannabis outlets opening up around the state after getting the green light from the state Department of Health to open up to 49 dispensaries.

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Largest Medical Marijuana Operator in Florida Reaches Deal with State, Can Open More Dispensaries

Largest Medical Marijuana Operator in Florida Reaches Deal with State, Can Open More Dispensaries

The cap, initially set at 25 dispensaries for each operator, gradually increases as the number of eligible patients in a statewide database increases. The cap, now at 35, is slated to end in April 2020. Trulieve, which currently operates 26 dispensaries, argued the restriction “arbitrarily impairs product availability and safety” and “unfairly penalizes” pot providers.

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State Reaches Settlement in Pot Dispensary Fight

State Reaches Settlement in Pot Dispensary Fight

Trulieve dominates market share in Florida’s growing medical cannabis industry, and the company’s expansion is poised to ramp up again. State health officials have dropped an appeal of a Tallahassee judge’s ruling and agreed to allow Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator to open more dispensaries than a state law allowed.

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Trulieve Begins Florida Smokable Medical Cannabis Sales

Trulieve Begins Florida Smokable Medical Cannabis Sales

Trulieve received its approval from the Florida Department of Health to begin selling full flower on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson. Trulieve, along with Curaleaf and Altmed, submitted applications prior to Gov. Ron DeSantis signing the bill into law on Monday, health department officials said.

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Smokable Medical Marijuana Sold for First Time in Florida at Tallahassee Dispensary

Smokable Medical Marijuana Sold for First Time in Florida at Tallahassee Dispensary

A medical marijuana company on Thursday became the first in the state to sell smokable pot legally, setting off a new era of medicine in Florida. Trulieve, which has 26 dispensaries in Florida, including one near College Park in Orlando, sold smokable whole flower buds to a patient in Tallahassee.

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Trulieve to Offer Smokable Marijuana at All 26 Florida Dispensaries

Trulieve to Offer Smokable Marijuana at All 26 Florida Dispensaries

Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers says the company will now offer smokable cannabis at all of its 26 Florida dispensaries after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill allowing the sale of smokable marijuana for medical use.

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Florida’s Largest Medical Marijuana Provider Has Already Started Selling Smokable Cannabis

Florida’s Largest Medical Marijuana Provider Has Already Started Selling Smokable Cannabis

Florida's largest medical marijuana provider, Trulieve, announced Thursday that its already selling smokable cannabis, with its first sale of the product to a patient at a Tallahassee dispensary. The move comes days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation repealed the state's ban on smoking medical marijuana. 

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Fired Up: Trulieve Tallahassee Dispensary First to Sell Smokable Medical Marijuana in Florida

Fired Up: Trulieve Tallahassee Dispensary First to Sell Smokable Medical Marijuana in Florida

Three days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law revoking a ban on smokable medical marijuana, Trulieve scored the first sale of whole-flower bud in Florida this morning at its Tallahassee dispensary.“We are excited about the opportunity to sell whole flower smokable produ...

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