SUMMARY FLORIDA’S OF EDIBLE RULES, IDENTIFIED AS 5K-11.001- 5K-11.005
5k-11.001 lists the definitions critical to the rule. It defines Change of Ownership, the leading “Department” as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services(FDACS) , which is normally responsible for products that are meant to be part of the food chain in Florida, the definition of the main and defining ingredient, and MMTCs.
DEFINING “EDIBLES” AND MARIJUANA OIL AS AN INGREDIENT
The two critical definitions are regarding Edibles, which are defined as “commercially produced food items made with Marijuana Oil, but no other form of marijuana, that are produced and dispensed by a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center.” But even more importantly, Marijuana oil is defined by two versions, “Marijuana Oil means oil derived from Low-THC Cannabis as defined in s. 381.986(1)(e), F.S(Medicinal cannabis, containing higher levels of THC)., or Marijuana as defined in s. 381.986(1)(f), F.S(low-THC cannabis, or CBD oil).
The latter is not the same as CBD oil from hemp, which was removed from Schedule 1 and deemed legal for interstate commerce and other use. This is CBD derived from Broad spectrum Cannabis, and only available from products produced by MMTC’s