Weekly Update From DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU)
The Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) top priority is the health and safety of Florida’s families and are dedicated to ensuring patients have safe access to low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana. Through the DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU), we are working diligently every day to implement the... Read more
International Cannabis Developments
By Michael Berger Recently, the Canadian government and the 10 provinces agreed on a deal on how to split a proposed federal tax on the sales of marijuana once the drug is legalized. Finance Minister Bill Morneau told reporters that for an initial two years, 75% of the revenue... Read more
Florida for Care
We’re making progress and the pace is quickening. In January of 2017, Florida had less than 1,500 registered medical marijuana patients. Two weeks after the enacting legislation passed in June, there were almost 20,000 registered patients. Now, 60,000 patients have access. Help us keep the progress going and make... Read more
STRESSING OUT OVER THE HOLIDAYS???
The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands — parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. While we don’t normally think of anxiety as desirable, it’s actually a critical adaptive... Read more
Medical Marijuana 101 for Florida Physicians
By Hannah Becker and Jason Cetel On November 8, 2016, Florida voters approved the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, known as Amendment 2. Amendment 2 amends the Florida Constitution allowing those with a “debilitating medical condition,” which includes, among other diseases, cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, and “other... Read more
Investing in Cannabis 101 – Part 2
By Michael Berger  The legal cannabis industry represents a great and profitable opportunity. Unfortunately, the lack of information available has made it difficult for investors to know what is of value and should be avoided. Today, we have highlighted three Canadian-based publicly traded cannabis companies that also trade on... Read more