Fried Tries to Parlay Pot into Cabinet position

Dan Industry News Release, Legislative, Specialty Crops

Nikki Fried has spent the past three years trying to tear down barriers to getting medical marijuana to Florida patients, facing roadblocks from state health officials and lawmakers in the process. Now, a frustrated Fried is turning her advocacy into a broader platform — she’s running for agriculture commissioner. It’s been no secret for some time among the state’s medical-marijuana …


Caldwell Kicks Off Agriculture Commissioner Campaign

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

from: The News Service of Florida State Rep. Matt Caldwell on Monday formally launched his 2018 campaign for Florida agriculture commissioner, saying he plans to build a grass-roots campaign across the state. Caldwell, R-North Fort Myers, made the announcement at Sun Harvest Citrus in Lee County. He touted his conservative credentials and discussed his family’s deep roots in Florida. He …