Cannabis News for Florda
South Shore physician, researcher promotes safe use of medical marijuana
By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Seventy-five years ago it was termed “the devil’s pitchfork.” A 1936 propaganda movie, Refer Madness, touted the insidious dangers of marijuana addiction for teenagers. Twenty years ago, possession of a joint or two could have spelled a prison term and a felony arrest. Dr. Sasha... Read more
SR Construction Services Homefield Advantage
When you meet someone with a passion for his/her work there is often a compelling personal reason which contributes to success.  So it is with Ryan Seddon, Principle of SR Construction Services, a turnkey vertically-integrated Florida general contractor with multiple statewide licenses offering synergy with clients. As a third-generation... Read more
Dude, Where’s My Job? Employee Protection for Off-Site Marijuana Use Under Florida Law
By Dustin Robinson, Esq. CPA The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits employers from discriminating against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, which is defined to include a broad array of impaired conditions. Under the ADA, the employer must provide reasonable accommodations to the disabled employee so that... Read more
Medical Cannabis Just One Facet of Point Lumineux’s Holistic Approach to Health
While medical marijuana and cannabis products are starting to become more popular in the U.S., their healing properties have long been known in Chinese medicine. So it was no surprise when Dr. Sera Balderston, an acupuncturist who follows natural and holistic philosophies, decided to add medical cannabis and CBD... Read more
Current Issue: August 2019
Florida Hempfest Officially Announces Florida Hempfest 2019 And Seattle Hempfest Network Partnership
(Miami, FL) Florida Hempfest recently announced it will officially host Florida Hempfest 2019 at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL. The event offers a mixture of high-quality Hemp and CBD business professionals, top food truck vendors, and a range of expert panels presented by respected... Read more
Florida Hemp Council Launches
TALLAHASSEE/FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 23, 2019)–The Florida Hemp Council (FLHC) has been formed by represent-atives of industry leaders: Blue Moon Hemp, Blume Hemp, Evello Global, Evio Labs, GenCanna Global, Green Roads, Mission Lago Farms, Natural Life and Veritas Farms. The Florida Hemp Council is a working group of farmers,... Read more
WARFIGHTER HEMP IS THE FIRST TO BRING OPIOID ALTERNATIVES TO VETERANS AT 120th VFW NATIONAL CONVENTION, JULY 20-24
Veteran Founder Authored Medicinal Hemp Research Act to Allow VA to Prescribe CBD and Stem the Tide of Veteran Suicides ORLANDO, FL  (July 18, 2019) – Warfighter Hemp, a manufacturer of CBD products derived from industrial hemp-based in Boulder, Colorado, is bringing its medicinal hemp alternative solutions of VA-prescribed opioids to... Read more
TOWER COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE’S TENANT REPRESENTATION TEAM CLOSES $50 MILLION CANNABIS RETAIL AND INDUSTRIAL TRANSACTIONS IN THE LAST 18 MONTHS
Leading South Florida Commercial Brokerage Launches Full-Service Cannabis Real Estate Division MIAMI (July 18, 2019)–After closing $50 million of cannabis-related retail and industrial transactions within the last 18 months, and with an additional $15 million more slated to close by the end of 2019, Tower Commercial Real Estate (Tower... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Robert Friedman
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? I can only speak to the business side of cannabis as it pertains to the patients throughout Florida. As the industry seeks out best practices, better operating procedures and sets higher standards necessary to effectively compete, the... Read more