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OMMU Weekly Update

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The Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) continues to focus on the health and safety of Florida’s families and is dedicated to ensuring patients have safe access to low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana. We are pleased to provide this weekly update on the DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use’s (OMMU) diligent work implementing the many requirements in Amendment 2 and those set by the Florida Legislature in Senate Bill 8A. This week we have added additional metrics and will continue to add new details that demonstrate our progress. 

Child sex trafficking is one of the most common types of commercial sexual exploitation/human trafficking. Children who are sexually trafficked are often reported missing. According to the Federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Sex Trafficking is defined as "the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for the purposes of a commercial sex act." Children in the child welfare system are at high risk of being trafficked.

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