Cannabis News for Florda
Medical Cannabis Protections Extended to 46 States
98 percent of the U.S. population shielded from Department of Justice interference ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, March 26, 2018 — Medical cannabis patients and businesses are protected from federal intervention after President Trump signed the country’s new spending bill into law Friday. The more than 2,200 page Consolidated Appropriations Act... Read more
iAnthus Subsidiary GrowHealthy Begins Delivery in Florida, Signs Orlando Dispensary Lease
NEW YORK and TORONTO, March 15, 2018 — iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. (“iAnthus” or “the Company”), (CSE:IAN) (OTCQB:ITHUF), which owns, operates, and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States, is pleased to announce that its 100% owned subsidiary, GrowHealthy Holdings, LLC (“GrowHealthy”), has commenced delivery to patients... Read more
EVIO Labs First Cannabis Lab to Obtain ISO 17025 Accreditation
It wasn’t so long ago that Florida did not have any lab testing regulations for the medical cannabis market. Now, EVIO Labs, a life sciences company focused on analyzing cannabis as a means for improving quality of life, has opened a lab in Broward County, with another opening scheduled... Read more
New VHA Directive Clarifies Rules for Veterans, Physicians Concerning Medical Marijuana
By Vanessa Orr In Florida, medical marijuana is legal when used to treat the following conditions: cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and chronic, nonmalignant pain, among a number of other ailments. Unfortunately, while many of the state’s veterans suffer from these disorders, they... Read more
FLORIDA HEALTH UPGRADES MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE REGISTRY TO STREAMLINE PHOTO SUBMISSION PROCESS
The Florida Department of Health is committed to ensuring qualified patients have safe, reliable access to low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana. In an effort to better serve patients, the department is streamlining the medical marijuana identification card application process. The department’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use has made changes... Read more
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