Cannabis News for Florda
Localities Continue to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
By Paula A Savchenko, Esq. In Florida, medical marijuana is fully legal on the state level as long as it is being sold by a medical marijuana treatment center. However, setting up shop as a medical marijuana treatment center is not an easy task on all fronts, including being... Read more
Green Thumb Industries Opens its First RISE Dispensary in Florida
Chicago, IL and Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner-operator of the high growth national cannabis retail chain RISE™, will welcome the community to an open house at RISE Deerfield Beach on January 29... 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
Integrative Wellness for the Entire Family
No matter our age or gender or ethnicity we may find ourselves facing the following health dilemmas. Are you seeking pain control, hormone therapy, weight loss, stress reduction, improved circulation, vaginal rejuvenation or erectile dysfunction assistance? How do you choose your doctor? How do you choose what to treat... Read more
Trulieve Rapidly Expanding Footprint to Meet Patients’ Needs
Two years ago, Trulieve, the first licensed medical cannabis dispensing organization in Florida, opened its first store in Tallahassee. Fast forward to 2018, and the company has 20 stores in the state and expects to open another 10 by the end of January. To what do they owe their... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Josh Crossney
Josh Crossney President and Founder of jCanna, Inc. What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? Cannabis has many health benefits and helps treat everything from anxiety and mood disorders to seizures and cancers. The benefits to Florida patients will increase as cannabis research progresses... Read more
Protect Your Cannabis Corporation Before a Cyber Attack
By Jessica Hoehn Yes, the title of this article is correct. I clearly am assuming it is going to happen because unfortunately the chances are you will be breached in some manner. Think about your personal accounts. How many times have you had to replace your debit/credit card or... Read more
Cannabis: Not Just a Delivery System for THC
By Melanie Bone, M.D. Contemporary thought and certain governmental regulations have led many to believe that cannabis and THC are synonymous. Not true. The plant, Cannabis Sativa, contains over 100 different phytocannabinoids. THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive component of cannabis, responsible for the “high” or “stoned” sensation experienced by... Read more