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Florida Nursery Fails to Revive Medical Marijuana License Row

June 22, 2022, 6:11 PM

A Florida medical marijuana dispensing license applicant can’t proceed with its suit alleging that a state agency’s failure to review its application violated the 14th Amendment because the US Constitution doesn’t protect a right to process itself, the Eleventh Circuit held Wednesday.

The 14th Amendment right to procedural due process protects substantive interests in which a person or entity has a legitimate claim of entitlement, not the process for acquiring those interests, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit said.

Louis Del Favero Orchids Inc. applied for a license to dispense medical marijuana. The Florida Department of Health ...