Cannabis News for Florda
First Cannabis Safety & Quality Certificates Issued to Curaleaf and One Plant
The global cannabis safety and quality auditing standard certification is now available to cultivators, manufacturers and extractors. Cannabis Safety & Quality (CSQ) has awarded the first CSQ Certifications to Curaleaf, a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, and Florida-based retailer, One Plant. The CSQ Certification Program and applicable standards aim... Read more
Award Winning MÜV™ To Open 29th Florida Medical Cannabis Dispensary In Boynton Beach – Bringing The Gold Standard To The Gold Coast
AltMed Florida, one of the fastest growing medical cannabis companies in Florida, continues expansion with a three-day opening starting Saturday Dec. 26, 2020 at 10am (pending all required approvals) for its newest MÜV™ Medical Cannabis Dispensary in the Woolbright Plaza at 137 E. Woolbright Road in Boynton Beach. It... Read more
CURALEAF PROVIDES UPDATE ON EXECUTIVE STOCK OWNERSHIP
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or the “Company”), a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, commented today regarding a recent executive stock ownership change. Mr. Joseph Lusardi, Curaleaf Chief Executive Officer, exercised options to purchase approximately 900,114 subordinate voting shares (SVS) of Curaleaf common stock on December... Read more
Trulieve Opens First Dispensary in Seffner
 Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) (“Trulieve” or “the Company”), a leading and top-performing cannabis company based in the United States, announced today the opening of a brand-new Florida dispensary, the Company’s 75th nationwide. The new location marks the first dispensary to open in Seffner, bringing patients direct access to Florida’s largest and broadest... Read more
Brief Review of the Effects of Recreational Marijuana Legislation on the Use and Abuse of Marijuana and Other Substances
By Wolfgang H. Vogel, PhD The number of states with legal Recreational Marijuana Legislation or RML now stands at 15 with a fair number of other states also considering the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the future including Florida. At present, there is still some debate... Read more
Even If Passed, MORE Act Won’t Have Much Effect on Florida’s Cannabis Industry
By Vanessa Orr On Friday, Dec. 4, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, which would essentially legalize marijuana at the federal level. And while this is definitely a step in the right direction, according to pro-legalization groups, there are... Read more
Homecoming: Cannabis Executive Looks Forward to Becoming Significant Contributor in Home State
By Daniel Casciato Colorado-based Green Dragon has a simple mission to provide premium products at the most competitive prices, with the best service and lowest operating costs in the cannabis space. “Green Dragon is one of the most experienced and longest-running operators in the cannabis industry with activities spanning... Read more
Follow Your Mom’s Advice and Eat Your Greens!
By Angie Willoughby As children we were always admonished by our parental figures to eat our greens so we could grow up to be big and strong. With the growing popularity of cannabis infused edibles that statement now gives a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘eating your greens.’ I started... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Christopher Peppe, Lead Community Outreach Specialist, Liberty Health Sciences
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? I feel that the freedom of having your medical marijuana card in Florida is like having the master key. Once a patient has their card, they have the freedom to tackle any aliment they may have. With the... Read more
CANSORTIUM ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF MARCOS PEDREIRA
Cansortium Inc. (“Cansortium” or the “Company”) (CSE: TIUM.U), (OTCQB: CNTMF), a vertically-integrated provider of premium-quality medical cannabis operating under the Fluent™ brand, today announced that Marcos Pedreira has tendered his resignation as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company, effective December 30, 2020, to pursue a new career opportunity. Marcos, who joined... Read more