Cannabis News for Florda
Cannabis Spotlight: Emily Wood
Emily Wood Social Media and Content Marketing Manager Trulieve What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? I see patients gaining access to quality medicine and getting relief naturally without the harsh side effects of pharmaceuticals. What motivates you to be a part of the... Read more
2018 … The Year CBD Escaped the Controlled Substance Act
By Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. The headlines are everywhere! “Hemp is legal”…”CBD is going to be a 20 Billion Dollar Industry”. People who did not know what hemp was just six months ago are now trying to figure their way into the industry. Business is booming for an Agriculture... Read more
Florida fights ruling on medical marijuana law
Flowering cannabis plants grow at Grassroots Vermont, a medicinal cannabis production facility in Brandon, Vt. (Robert Layman / AP) by Jim Saunders News Service of Florida and Sun Sentinel Defending a 2017 law that set regulations for the state’s medical-marijuana industry, Florida Department of Health attorneys have asked an... Read more
Cannabis Helped Chronic Pain – Traditional Medicine Didn’t
One minute in September 2016 it is a typical end-of-the-day drive home for Brittany Lengyel, a 20-something year old driving home from her nanny job. The next moment there is a crash, her car flipped, and she was rescued from under the water. Her life was altered for the... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Chloe Villano
Chloe Villano, President & Founder Clover Leaf University Executive Director Cannabis Business Association® What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? Florida is a community of older people — a place where people can go to retire in the nice weather of the tropics. As... Read more
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Nikki Fried Sets First Priorities as Florida’s New Agriculture Commissioner
As an attorney and legal consultant, Nikki Fried fought for the rights of sick patients who could benefit from medical marijuana, as well as the needs of foster children and their families. In her new role as Florida’s agriculture commissioner, she will be representing the interests of every single... Read more
South Florida Pediatric Physician Helps Children with Complex Medical Diseases
As a board-certified pediatric intensive care physician, Eric Exelbert, M.D., specializes in complex medical cases in which patients do not respond to traditional treatments. “There’s nothing I have not seen in the last 20 years of my life as an intensive care physician,” says Dr. Exelbert, founder of ExAlt... Read more
From Cannabis Patient to Advocate and CEO
When her family moved from Iceland to the United States Lisa Comer assimilated into a new country, lifestyle and, unfortunately, multiple health problems. Over the years she was misdiagnosed and treated with multiple pharmaceuticals for a variety of issues without positive health results. She felt accused and admonished for... Read more
Autism and the Endocannabinoid System – Part 1
By Joseph Rosado, MD, MBA Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of people with ASD can range from gifted to severely challenged. A diagnosis of ASD now includes several conditions that used... Read more