The purpose of this chapter is to permit medical marijuana treatment centers, licensed per Fla. Stat. § 381.986(8) to dispense marijuana for medical use within the territorial limits of the City of Palm Bay, Florida, in the interest of the public health, safety and general welfare. Nothing in this chapter is intended to promote or condone the sale, distribution, possession, or use of Cannabis in violation of any applicable state law. Compliance with the requirements of this chapter shall not provide a defense to criminal prosecution under any applicable law.
(Ord. 2017-33, passed 5-4-17; Am. Ord. 2017-65, passed 10-3-17)