Cannabis News for Florda
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
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
A Ray of Hope: How One Florida Girl Inspired Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill
By Daniel Casciato RayAnn Moseley was born with epileptic seizures. Nearly every day since birth, she’s had multiple seizures—some severe and some not so severe. “Everything we were doing seemed to have negative side effects, including increased seizures,” says her mother Holley, a registered nurse. “It got to the... Read more
Aphria Completes Divestment of All U.S. Cannabis Assets with Sale of Remaining Interest in Liberty Health Sciences
Aphria clears balance sheet of U.S. cannabis investments and will reenter U.S. market when U.S. federal laws permit Leamington, Ontario – September 6, 2018 – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with... Read more
Bhang Corporation and Trulieve Announce Licensing Deal to Bring Award-Winning Edible Medical Cannabis Products to Florida
                             Bhang products will soon be available to Florida’s more than 150,000 medical cannabis patients, pending regulatory approval by the Office of Medical Marijuana Use MIAMI, Sept. 05, 2018 — Florida’s medical cannabis patients will soon... 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
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