Cannabis News for Florda
Green Peak Innovations Acquires Florida Cannabis Company
LANSING, Mich., May 13, 2019 — Green Peak Innovations, Michigan’s largest holder of vertical medical marijuana licenses, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a company which holds a vertical cannabis license in the state of Florida. The close of the transaction is subject to certain preconditions and regulatory... Read more
Hart’s Plant Nursery Awarded License to Grow, Sell Medical Marijuana in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 6, 2019 — Hart’s Plant Nursery, Inc. (“Hart’s” or “Company”) today announced the Company has been issued a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center license from the Florida Department of Health. The license provides for vertical integration, enabling Hart’s to cultivate, process, manufacture, and dispense medical cannabis to Florida patients... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight:     Heather Schieferle Preysz
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space?  Giving patients the option to experience natural relief without fear of governmental overreach is a must for our beautiful state. I feel strongly that Florida should lead the way out of the opiate epidemic. Statistically speaking, Florida holds... Read more
BioTrackTHC Provides Transparent, Customizable Software Solutions for Business, Government Clients
As the cannabis industry has evolved, so has the need for technology to keep track of everything from seed to sale. Depending on the state, the reporting requirements and the types of information that need to be kept can differ widely, which is why it’s so important to have... Read more
Florida Law Firm Provides Guidance for Cannabis Companies to Navigate Regulatory Complexities
Tara L. Tedrow believes that Florida can be a good model for emerging marijuana markets. One of the reasons is that the robust regulatory standards in place have helped minimize many of the mistakes other states made in failing to regulate more on the front end.  “Though the state’s... Read more
Industry Leader MorseLife Receives State Approval to Offer Medical Marijuana Therapies for Elder Care
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-Apr 23, 2019–Nationally recognized for being on the leading edge of care for older adults, MorseLife Health System will be the only senior living provider in Florida to offer cannabinoid-based therapies for its clients in a variety of care settings as an alternative to pharmaceuticals under... Read more
Current Issue: April 2019
NFL Veteran, Boo Williams: Saving Lives and Changing Minds
Eddie “Boo” Williams, a former tight end with the New Orleans Saints, has launched a new cannabis business now that his playing days are behind him. He brings his own personal experience with using cannabis for pain management and mental health, along with his vast industry knowledge, to lead... Read more
Kaya Fest to Combine Cannabis Awareness, ‘Marley Magic’ in One Memorable Event
In 2017, the inaugural Kaya Fest was held in Miami, FL, before moving to southern California in 2018. This year, the annual celebration of music and cannabis returns to its roots, bringing positive energy, good vibes, education and awareness to the Bayfront Park Amphitheater on April 20, 2019. “Kaya... Read more
Meet Florida’s New Cannabis Czar: Holly Bell
Holly Bell, Director of Cannabis for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, drove into work several weeks ago and realized that she was singing to herself. That astounded her.  “I thought to myself, wow, I’m happy,” she says. “I didn’t do anything like that in my last... Read more