Cannabis News for Florda
Florida’s 2020 Hemp Bills Are Moving
By Eric Stevens Florida’s 60 day legislative session comes to and end on March 13th and we are seeing the hemp bills in the senate and house flying through their last committees and heading to the floor for a vote before then. The Senate Bill is Number 1876 and... Read more
Hospital Prohibition of Cannabis
By Michael Liss, Esq. Thirty-three of the 50 United States have medical cannabis programs. Yet, cannabis remains a Schedule 1 drug, a category shared with heroin, LSD, ecstasy, peyote and Quaaludes (no longer manufactured). These drugs, by federal law, are defined as having no currently accepted medical use and... Read more
Isolate or Distillate – Do You Know Your CBD?
By Jeff Greene Whether you have been taking CBD for a day or a year, chances are you may have never heard the term isolate and distillate. In simple terms, when a molecule such as CBD has gone through the distillation process and then through a chromatography machine then... Read more
GAB Announces Release of Elite Line
After much time and dedication, Global Advanced Botanicals (GAB) is elated to announce the release of their GAB Elite line and their new and innovative water-soluble CBD extract. There are two products that will be featured in the Elite line: 1000 mg CBD oil and 1500 mg CBD oil.... Read more
After New State Hemp Program Rules Went Into Effect Jan. 1, 2020, FDACS Has Already Conducted Approximately 125 Inspections of Hemp Food Establishments
The Florida Hemp Council (FLHC), a nonprofit organization founded in 2019 to provide structure, networking and member services to the hemp industry in Florida, is pleased to be working with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDCAS), as the department has started its hemp food establishment inspections.... Read more
‘Smoking a Joint Is Not Medical Marijuana’
By Lois Thomson “Medical marijuana is a specialty and doctors owe it to their patients to refer them to a knowledgeable specialist,” according to Dr. Mitchell Davis, the Chief Medical Officer of ComCan Healthcare. Dr. Davis has been named one of Florida’s “Top Doctors” by his peers, having served... Read more
Colon Cancer and Cannabis
By Fernando Fandino Sende, MD Cannabis is still illegal at a Federal level and is considered a Schedule I drug which implies it lacks any beneficial medical effects and is addictive. We know that is not true. Many anecdotal reports and animal experiments have shown the efficacy of cannabis... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Darnell Williams of Trulieve
What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? There are just so many … where to start. In the state of Florida patients currently have the ability to source a safe and natural treatment plan for a wide variety of the ailments. Traditionally within the healthcare... Read more
A View From the Other Side of the Table: Shared Pledge to Good Science Cements Client Relationship
By Barbara R. Fallon Many may relate to tapping a brother-in-law or cousin to provide a professional service simply because they are related – not necessarily based on competency or quality. That’s definitely not the case for clients of Americanna Laboratories, a pharmaceutical grade laboratory performing advanced analytical testing... Read more
MorseLife Hospice and Palliative Care by Survey Reveals Attitudes About Medical Marijuana, Religion and End-of-Life Care
MorseLife Hospice and Palliative Care has released the results of a new online survey of 2,008 U.S. adults age 18+ conducted on its behalf by The Harris Poll in September 2019. The top three insights include overwhelming support of medical marijuana, opinions on religion when dealing with a life-limiting... Read more