Cannabis News for Florda
Former NFL Player Becomes Cannabis Advocate
By Daniel Casciato In the fall of 2013, after Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Mike James fractured his left ankle during a Monday Night Football game against the Miami Dolphins, he was prescribed opioid painkillers. But James, a University of Miami graduate who now lives in Coral Gables,... Read more
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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
Trulieve Announces a Licensing Deal with Sunshine Cannabis to Create Eponymous Brand
The collaboration brings a series of exclusive strains developed and preserved by the Florida-based cannabis company TALLAHASSEE, FL,  – Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE:TRUL), Florida’s premier medical cannabis company, has signed a deal with Sunshine Cannabis to bring a series of products utilizing exclusive genetics to Florida’s growing patient population.... Read more
The Shady Legal Status of CBD in the Sunshine State
By Nichole Geary There has been a prevalent myth in the cannabidiol (“CBD”) industry that any product containing less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) is legal. The truth is far more complex. Lax enforcement by state and federal regulatory agencies has allowed this myth to prosper and CBD products... Read more
New Portal Provides Valuable Resource for Cannabis Treatments and Efficacies
Thanks to Arfinn Learning Solutions, Inc. physicians now have the most up-to-date information regarding cannabis treatment best practices. The organization recently created www.arfinnmed.com, an online peer-to-peer portal for medical professionals to share HIPAA protected patient treatments and efficacies for cannabis and other non-traditional practices, while also gaining valuable analytics... Read more
Forward Thinking Accounting Expertise
A significant and growing recognition of the endocannabinoid system and the therapeutic benefits of CBD cannabis products vs traditional treatment has been embraced by physicians, entrepreneurs, clinicians and patients and some law enforcement officials and legislators. As such it has been instrumental in the growth of a new cannabis... Read more
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