Cannabis News for Florda
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
Florida Hempfest Officially Announces Florida Hempfest 2019 And Seattle Hempfest Network Partnership
(Miami, FL) Florida Hempfest recently announced it will officially host Florida Hempfest 2019 at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL. The event offers a mixture of high-quality Hemp and CBD business professionals, top food truck vendors, and a range of expert panels presented by respected... Read more
Florida Hemp Council Launches
TALLAHASSEE/FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 23, 2019)–The Florida Hemp Council (FLHC) has been formed by represent-atives of industry leaders: Blue Moon Hemp, Blume Hemp, Evello Global, Evio Labs, GenCanna Global, Green Roads, Mission Lago Farms, Natural Life and Veritas Farms. The Florida Hemp Council is a working group of farmers,... 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
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