Cannabis News for Florda
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
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
Cannabis Spotlight:          Robert Roundtree
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space?  The benefits are the ability to get relief naturally, from the cannabis plant and its derivatives without going to jail as long as they adhere to the strict guidelines set forth by the legislature. The biggest benefit... Read more
EVIO Labs Florida completes their upgrade to the ISO17025: 2017 Accreditation and receives AOAC Certification.
EVIO FLORIDA Finalizes their ISO 17025:2017 Accreditation, Scope Expansion and AOAC certification in preparation of the Florida Regulations.  (Davie, Florida)-EVIO Labs Florida, the first ISO Accredited Cannabis Testing laboratory in Florida, has completed their ISO 17025:2017 advancement and expanded their testing scope to include Shelf Life and Stability Testing,... Read more
Marijuana as Medicine
By Robert C. Jones Jr. Via Miami.edu With Florida lifting the ban on smokable medical marijuana, the nursing school’s Denise Vidot answers questions about the drug and what it’s used for. Smokable medical marijuana in Florida has gotten the green light. In an overwhelming vote of 101-11, the Florida... Read more
Cresco Labs Enters Florida – Will Have Access to 65% of the Total Addressable U.S. Cannabis Market
CHICAGO & JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Cresco Labs Inc. (“Cresco Labs” or the “Company”) (CSE: CL) (OTCQX: CRLBF), one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it is entering the Florida market through the signing of a letter agreement to acquire the ownership interests or... Read more
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