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Medical Marijuana Advisory Board


December 15, 1:30 PM, Broward WebEx.  Meeting #: 2424 305 0922, password: 1215.  Join by phone: 415-665-0002.


  • ​​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


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  

​February 9

​May 11

​August 10

​November 9

2021  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​March 3
​May 26
​August 25

​December 15

2020  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

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

​July 8
​September 9

​December 10

2019  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

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


2018  Meeting Agendas and Minutes 

​Date ​Agenda ​Minutes
​​​​March 21 Agenda Packet​ CANCELLED
​April 25 Agenda Packet​ Minutes​
​May 23 Agenda Packet​ Minutes​
​July 11` ​​CANCELLED
​August 8 Agenda Packet CANCELLED​
​September 12 Agenda Packet​ Minutes
​September 27 Agenda Packet Minutes​  |  Sub-committee meeting, Medical Marijuana Educational Summit
​October 10 Agend​a​ Minutes
​November 14 Agenda 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
Joshua Davis​​Business and Economic Development
​​Member: ​​Abby M. Freedman Broward County Public and Private education system; School Board​
​Seth A. Hyman Qualified Patient Advocate​
​Scheril Murray Powell
​Dustin Robinson
​Academic institution; scientific knowledge medical marijuana
​​Member: ​​Jay Work Business & Economic Development
​Academic institution; scientific knowledge medical marijuana
​Broward Sheriff's Office
Member:​ VACANT​ ​Qualified physician
Member:​ VACANT​ Hospital District​

Staff Coordinator

Jean-Paul Perez, Senior Planner
Urban Planning Division
Please visit Broward County Boards and Committees for additional information.  Coordinator Information, links to administrative policies, handbooks, and ordinances.