Cannabis News for Florda
Cannabis Spotlight:     William “Bill” Monroe
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? My goals for patients are education, answers provided to their questions, and quality medical products, which have been developed by professionals within a regulated environment. Competition and a free market, developed over time, will drive prices down and... Read more
Blockchain: The Nationwide Solution to Cannabis Tracking
By Adam Kemper, Esq.  What does cryptocurrency and cannabis have in common? Besides beginning with the letter “c,” neither is supported by traditional banks, both have created emerging markets, both are growing in popularity and intended to solve problems (but yet still misunderstood for their full potential and benefits),... Read more
SOL Global Announces Formation of International Hemp Company Heavenly Rx
Initial Investments Include US$30.6M Majority Stake in Hemp Company Blühen Botanicals TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2019 – SOL Global Investments Corp. (“SOL Global” or the “Company”) (CSE: SOL) (OTCQB: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce the formation of a new international hemp-focused subsidiary, Heavenly Rx Ltd. (“Heavenly Rx”). Heavenly... Read more
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
Florida Medical Cannabis Conference Provides Robust Look at Expanding Industry
By Vanessa Orr Since Florida legalized medical cannabis in 2016, the industry has grown tremendously. And while there are now many options for patients, physicians, health professionals and more, it’s sometimes difficult to find the appropriate answers in a sea of information. That’s where the Florida Medical Cannabis Conference... 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
Trulieve Bringing Medical Edibles to Florida
By Drew Wilson from Florida Politics The leading medical cannabis distributor in the Sunshine State is putting some new product on its shelves. Trulieve, which operates nearly two dozen Florida dispensaries from the Panhandle to South Florida, announced Wednesday that it has signed a deal with a Colorado-based company... 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