Cannabis News for Florda
Curaleaf Opens Its First Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Broward County
Deerfield Beach Dispensary Opens as State approaches 125,000 medical marijuana card holders Curaleaf invites the members of the Deerfield Beach community and media to tour its newest dispensary and learn about the company’s commitment to excellence in customer service, education, safety and premium quality medical marijuana products. Tuesday, September... Read more
Irvin Rosenfeld ‘Wouldn’t Be Alive’ Without Medical Marijuana
By Lois Thomson Irvin Rosenfeld’s story is amazing, and he has told it thousands of times because he believes it’s that important. Rosenfeld has been receiving half a pound of marijuana from the federal government every month since 1982, and says he wouldn’t be alive without it. Back in... Read more
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Cannabis Spotlight: Scheril Murray Powell, Esquire
Scheril Murray Powell, Esquire President, Green Sustainable Strong, LLC Managing Partner, Scheril Murray Powell, P.A. General Counsel for Minorities for Medical Marijuana General Counsel for Patience with Patients. In House Counsel for the EOP Foundations Medical Cannabinoid Research and Policy Institute What benefits do you see for patients throughout... Read more
Empowering People
By Michael C. Minardi, Esq. The right to be part of the democratic process is something that makes America a great country. Controversies over reform have existed since the beginning, the democratic process allows the laws and acceptable norms in society to evolve. The same is true with cannabis,... Read more
Canadian Biosciences Firm Purchases 3 Boys Farms
By Daniel Casciato Toronto-based Scythian Biosciences Corp. announced last month that it will purchase Ruskin, Florida-based grower 3 Boys Farms, a U.S.D.A-certified organic fruit and vegetable grower that received a medical marijuana license last year. Scythian has initiatives and outreach throughout South and Central America and Europe, and this... Read more
Local Accounting Firm Expands into Cannabis Space
By Daniel Casciato In recent years, more states, such as Florida, have been relaxing laws which prohibit the use and sale of cannabis. Some have legalized it for medical use, and a few, for recreational use. But, since marijuana remains illegal under federal law, businesses in the cannabis space... Read more
eXPO released a free app for consumers and business who are bank challenged
There are approximately 15.6 million unbanked consumers in the United States. These are people who are living in households where no one has a checking or savings account. Until recently, this group, along with the 51.1 million U.S. adults who are considered underbanked, have been ignored by most banks... Read more
MJ Buddy Announces Dr. David Casarett as Medical Director
Dr. Casarett joins MJ Buddy with a wealth of cannabis knowledge and expertise. David Casarett MD MA is a palliative care physician and health services researcher whose work focuses on improving systems of care for people with serious, life-threatening illnesses. He a professor of Medicine at Duke University and... Read more
Medical Marijuana/Low THC Cannabis use to Qualified Students in Broward County Schools
The Broward County School Board has unanimously approved a medical marijuana policy that will allow students to receive medical marijuana treatment on school grounds under tightly controlled conditions. Under the policy, students would be given non-smokeable products such as oils, tinctures, edibles, or lotions administered by a parent, guardian... Read more