Cannabis News for Florda
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
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
“Amazon” John Easterling: Helping Patients Overcome Cancer Related Challenges with Home-Grown Cannabis
By Daniel Casciato “Amazon” John Easterling, founder of Happy Tree Microbes, spent over two decades in and out of the Amazon rainforest planting medicine. He researched and brought to market a variety of Amazonian medicinal and therapeutic plants after formulating them in America using advanced technological methods. As a... Read more
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
GREEN ROADS DONATES, DELIVERS FIRST CERTIFIED HEMP PLANTS INTO FLORIDA IN 70 YEARS TO LAUNCH UF INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES PILOT RESEARCH PROGRAM
Historic Milestone, Public-Private Collaboration Poised to ResurgeState’s Agriculture Industry Yielding Economic and Job Growth, New Businesses DEERFIELD, Fla. (April 4, 2019) — In addition to its inaugural $1.3 million private sponsorship, Green Roads has donated and coordinated delivery of the first certified hemp plants into the state of Florida in 70 years... Read more
Harvest Health & Recreation to Acquire Verano, Creating One of the Largest U.S. Multi-State Cannabis Operators
•One of the Largest U.S. cannabis consolidations in history will give Harvest the right to operate up to 200 facilities across 16 states and territories•Brings together geographically complementary, market-leading MSOs focused on quality, sound operations and value creation for shareholders PHOENIX & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX:... 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
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Trulieve Announces a Licensing Deal with Sunshine Cannabis to Create Eponymous Brand
The collaboration brings a series of exclusive strains developed and preserved by the Florida-based cannabis company TALLAHASSEE, FL,  – Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE:TRUL), Florida’s premier medical cannabis company, has signed a deal with Sunshine Cannabis to bring a series of products utilizing exclusive genetics to Florida’s growing patient population.... Read more