Cannabis News for Florda
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
Cannabis Helped Chronic Pain – Traditional Medicine Didn’t
One minute in September 2016 it is a typical end-of-the-day drive home for Brittany Lengyel, a 20-something year old driving home from her nanny job. The next moment there is a crash, her car flipped, and she was rescued from under the water. Her life was altered for the... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Chloe Villano
Chloe Villano, President & Founder Clover Leaf University Executive Director Cannabis Business Association® What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? Florida is a community of older people — a place where people can go to retire in the nice weather of the tropics. As... Read more
Nikki Fried Sets First Priorities as Florida’s New Agriculture Commissioner
As an attorney and legal consultant, Nikki Fried fought for the rights of sick patients who could benefit from medical marijuana, as well as the needs of foster children and their families. In her new role as Florida’s agriculture commissioner, she will be representing the interests of every single... Read more
South Florida Pediatric Physician Helps Children with Complex Medical Diseases
As a board-certified pediatric intensive care physician, Eric Exelbert, M.D., specializes in complex medical cases in which patients do not respond to traditional treatments. “There’s nothing I have not seen in the last 20 years of my life as an intensive care physician,” says Dr. Exelbert, founder of ExAlt... Read more
A Ray of Hope: How One Florida Girl Inspired Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill
By Daniel Casciato RayAnn Moseley was born with epileptic seizures. Nearly every day since birth, she’s had multiple seizures—some severe and some not so severe. “Everything we were doing seemed to have negative side effects, including increased seizures,” says her mother Holley, a registered nurse. “It got to the... Read more
Aphria Completes Divestment of All U.S. Cannabis Assets with Sale of Remaining Interest in Liberty Health Sciences
Aphria clears balance sheet of U.S. cannabis investments and will reenter U.S. market when U.S. federal laws permit Leamington, Ontario – September 6, 2018 – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with... Read more