Cannabis News for Florda
Current Issue: July 2018
Physician Advocate, Education Key to Helping Patients Gain Access to Medical Cannabis
Though medical cannabis has been legal in Florida for more than 1-1/2 years, there is still much confusion—as well as concern—about who qualifies to be a patient, and the legislative hurdles that a person has to overcome in order to find relief from various conditions. Still, the good news... Read more
MIAMI, Fla. — CannaMD, one of Florida’s fastest growing medical marijuana clinics, has tripled in size in less than six months. Adding to its Orlando, Tampa, and Mount Dora locations, CannaMD is now booking appointments for new medical offices in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Miami. Before purchasing... Read more
Cultivating Insurance Solutions for Cannabis Companies
For Jessica Hoehn, medical marijuana liability insurance is not just another business expense—it has become a necessity. “Whether you are a medical marijuana physician, clinic, or dispensary, the potential legal costs of uninsured suits are astronomical and could have disastrous consequences on someone’s practice,” says Hoehn, an insurance agent... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Stephanie Fair
Stephanie Fair Director of Marketing and Physician Relations, DocMJ What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? I feel confident that Florida has started to develop incredible programs to not only educate patients on the benefits of this potential medicine, but also lead them in... Read more
VidaCann: A Personal Passion for Organic Cannabis Cultivation
As a Jacksonville-based cannabis company, VidaCann is owned and operated by lifelong Floridians who pride themselves on being a family company putting the patients of Florida first. “VidaCann has a long history of professional greenhouse growing in Florida and has partnered with some of the best cannabis growers in... Read more
Investors Getting in on the Green July 2018 Rush. How and Why?
Feature by Tom Quigley Did you know that the legal cannabis industry is currently 9 billion dollars and expected to grow to over 24 billion in the next few years? There are over 30 states which have medical cannabis businesses, 9 with adult use and additional state legalization on... Read more
GW Pharmaceuticals plc and its U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences Announce FDA Approval of EPIDIOLEX® – the First Plant-derived Cannabinoid Prescription Medicine
Approval for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome or Dravet Syndrome, two rare, severe childhood-onset epilepsies LONDON and CARLSBAD, Calif., June 25, 2018– GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (“GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform,... Read more
Good Manufacturing Practice certification reinforces high company standards for product safety, consistency and quality Toronto, Ontario – June 25, 2018 – Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: LHS) (OTCQX: LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) today announced it has received Good Manufacturing Practice (“GMP”) approval from SAI Global for the Company’s... Read more
Hemp & Heal Dominates Florida Hemp Product Market
BOCA RATON, FL, June 19th, 2018 – While many companies are vying to claim the title of being a leader in the hemp industry, one in particular has gotten the lion share of the hemp market in the state of Florida. Hemp & Heal, the pioneer in the global... Read more