The owner of a Suwanee County farm is in line to become Florida’s first Black medical marijuana operator, beating out 11 other applicants competing for a license earmarked for a Black farmer with ties to Florida. 

The Florida Department of Health announced it had issued a “written notice of intent” to approve a medical-marijuana license for Terry Donnell Gwinn

“Mr. Gwinn is very pleased that his application was selected for licensure and is grateful for the hard work by the Florida Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana Use, to complete the review of the applications received. He looks forward to working with the office to complete the final steps to licensure,” said Gwinn’s attorney, Jim …

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