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Posted on: April 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Tamarac Commissioner Marlon Bolton to Host Medical Marijuana Industry Summit

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Tamarac, Fla. (March 25, 2021) – Marlon Bolton, the City of Tamarac’s District 1 Commissioner, invites the community to a Medical Marijuana Summit offering insight from a panel of industry experts. 

The Tamarac Medical Marijuana Summit will take place virtually, Thursday, April 8, from 6 - 7 p.m.  Attendees will gain knowledge of medical marijuana dispensary operations, financial components and business zoning. Guests will also learn industry-specific state and local regulations. 

“I encourage all Tamarac residents to attend this very timely and informative summit,” said Bolton. “The medical marijuana industry is growing rapidly. Our city, like many others throughout the state, must position itself to learn all aspects of what this emerging industry could mean for our community.”

The event’s panel of experts and special guests includes Commissioner Nikki Fried of the Florida Department of Agriculture; Maxine Calloway, the City of Tamarac’s Director of Community Development; David McPherson, District Leader of Primerica Financial Services; and Daniel Sparks, Director of Compliance at Trulieve.

To attend this free virtual event, register online at  The  event can be viewed in real-time  at or

For more information, please contact Sammie Monroe at the City of Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Department at or 954-597-3648.

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Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to more than 65,000 residents and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information visit

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