Tampa Bay and Sarasota's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Tampa Bay and Sarasota, FL | WTSP.com

Medical marijuana facility could land next to Tampa drug rehab center

Why would anyone allow a medical marijuana distribution facility to open just feet away from one of Tampa’s biggest drug treatment centers? That’s what critics were asking at Thursday’s Tampa City Council meeting. The treatment center's CEO said they blindsided a few weeks ago by a zoning change application for the warehouse property right next door. MM Processing and Distribution is the name on the application, with the MM – apparently standing for medical marijuana.