Lawmakers Blast Agency Over Marijuana Rules
By THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Source of article: http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/lawmakers-blast-agency-over-marijuana-rules#stream/0 A joint legislative oversight committee delivered a public shaming to Florida pot czar Christian Bax on Monday, repeatedly chiding the state health official and others as they sat silently while the panel shredded regulations intended to carry out a... Read more
EVIO Labs: Providing Comprehensive Cannabis Testing in Florida
Last fall, Christopher Martinez, Co-Founder and President of EVIO Labs Florida, set out with a vision to bring clean and safe cannabis to the patients of Florida. EVIO Labs Florida is the first medical cannabis testing laboratory with ISO 17025 accreditation. Its parent company, EVIO, Inc. (OTCQB:EVIO) is a... Read more
Liberty Health Sciences announces definitive agreement for the acquisition of 387-acres of land in Gainesville, Florida
Acquisition includes 200,000 square feet of greenhouse and processing facilities and a cash balance of up to $17.3 million TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2018 – Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: LHS) (OTCQX: LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement (the... Read more
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
Medical Cannabis Dispensary, Curaleaf, Opens its First Dispensary in Palm Beach County
Lake Worth, Florida – January 24, 2018 – Curaleaf has opened its dispensary in Lake Worth as the company continues to deliver on its mission to provide access to the highest standards of top quality and reliable medical cannabis products in a safe, compassionate and knowledgeable environment. The dispensary... Read more
House District 93 Candidate Wants to Improve Patient Access to Medical Cannabis
By Daniel Casciato As a child, Stephanie Myers vividly remembers the “This is Your Brain on Drugs” anti-drug PSA sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in the 1980s. Those PSAs and the image of the egg in a frying pan, representing drugs and your brain, became a... Read more
EVIO, Inc. (EVIO) Appoints New President
BEND, Ore., Jan. 03, 2018 — EVIO, Inc. (OTCQB:EVIO), a life sciences company and leading provider of quality control testing and advisory services to the regulated cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Al Lustig as President of EVIO, Inc., reporting to William Waldrop, EVIO Chief Executive... 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
Knox Medical Announces Grand Opening of St. Petersburg Dispensary
Knox Medical is dedicated to compassionately provide patients access to the highest quality medicinal cannabis in an unrivaled, professional healthcare environment that puts the welfare of patients first Dispensaries already open in Gainesville, Orlando, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, and Lake Worth Miami, Florida – Knox Medical opened its first dispensary in... 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