​​​​​​​​​​​NEXT MEETING SCH​​EDULED:

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | 2:30 pm
Broward County Governmental Center East
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 430 (4th FL), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301​


Purp​​ose 

  • ​​Advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for improving operations and services for growing, processing, and selling medical marijuana for qualified patients and users
  • Obtain information concerning medical marijuana and related matters within Broward County
  • Provide recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding regulations and fees related to medical marijuana treatment centers
  • Develop programs to educate the citizens of Broward County as to the benefits and disadvantages of the use of medical marijuana

History

The Medical Marijuana​ Advisory Board (MMAB) was created by Broward County Ordinance #2017-29​, enacted September 14, 2017.  The MMAB membership consists of twelve (12) members.  Three (3) appointments at large by the County Commission.  One at-large appointment is a qualified patient advocate.

Each Broward County Commissioner appoints one (1) member in the following categories:

1.  One (1) representative from the State of Florida Department of Health, Broward County
2.  Two (2) representatives nominated by academic institutions with appropriate scientific knowledge and experience in issues related to medical marijuana
3.  Two (2) Business and Economic Development representatives
4.  One (1) representative from the Broward Sheriff's Office
5.  One (1) representative from the Hospital Districts in Broward County
6.  One (1) person with knowledge of the Broward County public and private educational systems and the Broward County School Board
7.  One (1) person with knowledge of the medical marijuana industry outside of Florida

Board Meetings 

Current meetings being held via Broward WebEx to ensure social distancing guidelines.  Future meetings tentative to be held at Main Government Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, in Conference Room 430.  Scheduled start time 1:30 PM. 

2022 TENTATIVE  Meeting  Dates  

​​Date​Agenda
​Minutes
​February 9
Agenda
Minutes
​May 11
Agenda 
  Updated 5/11
MINUTES​
​August 10
Agenda


​NOVEMBER 9 
​Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum
​DECEMBER 7
AgenDA

2021  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​​Date​Agenda
​Minutes
​March 3
Agenda
Minutes
​May 26
Agenda
Minutes​
​August 25
Agenda
Minutes
​December 15
Agenda
Minutes

2020  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​​Date​Agenda
​Minutes
​January 22
Agenda
​Minutes
​February 20
Agenda
Medical Marijuana Summit, Tamarac Community Center​, 8601 W Commercial Blvd, Tamarac
​April 8

CANCELLED
​July 8
Agenda
Minutes
​September 16
Agenda
Minutes
​December 10


2019  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​​Date​Agenda​Minutes
​January 23AgendaMinutes
​March 20
Agenda
Minutes
​April 17
Summit Program
​Educational Summit | Summit Video | Anne Kolb Nature Center, Hollywood
​June 12Agenda
Minutes
​August 14Agenda
​Minutes
​October 16
​Colorado's Legalization of Marijuana...
Minutes
​Educational Summit First Responders | Video 
​December 18

CANCELLED

2018  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​Date​Agenda​Minutes
​​​​March 21 Agenda Packet​CANCELLED
​April 25Agenda Packet​Minutes​
​May 23Agenda Packet​Minutes​
​July 11`​​CANCELLED
​August 8Agenda PacketCANCELLED​
​September 12Agenda Packet​Minutes
​September 27Agenda PacketMinutes​  |  Sub-committee meeting, Medical Marijuana Educational Summit
​October 10Agend​a​Minutes
​November 14Agenda Packet​CANCELLED
​December 12
Agenda​ Minutes


Board Members

​​Position​Council Member​​Category
​Chair:​​Arby Barroso​Knowledge of medical marijuana outside of Florida
​Vice Chair:
​Ed Rebholz
​Member:
Joshua Davis​​Business and Economic Development
​​Member:​​Abby M. FreedmanBroward County Public and Private education system; School Board​
​​Member:
​Seth A. HymanQualified Patient Advocate​
​Member:
​Scheril Murray Powell
​Member: 
​Dustin Robinson
​Academic institution; scientific knowledge medical marijuana
​​Member:​​Jay WorkBusiness & Economic Development
​Member:
​VACANT
​Academic institution; scientific knowledge medical marijuana
​Member:
VACANT​
​Broward Sheriff's Office
Member:​ VACANT​​Qualified physician
Member:​ VACANT​Hospital District​


Staff Coordinator

Sara Forelle, Senior Planner
Urban Planning Division
954-357-9785
 
Please visit Broward County Boards and Committees for additional information, search for "medical marijuana".  Coordinator Information, links to administrative policies, handbooks, and ordinances.
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