Cannabis News for Florda
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is providing notice of pending applications from entities applying to be registered to manufacture marijuana for researchers. DEA anticipates that registering additional... Read more
Curaleaf Announces Sale-Leaseback Transaction with Freehold Properties Totaling $28.3 Million
WAKEFIELD, Mass., Aug. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”), a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced it has signed a sale-leaseback agreement with Freehold Properties valued at approximately $28.3 million for six of its properties in Florida, Massachusetts... 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
TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana
By COLLEEN LONG (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. All forms of marijuana were previously... Read more
Blockchain: The Nationwide Solution to Cannabis Tracking
By Adam Kemper, Esq.  What does cryptocurrency and cannabis have in common? Besides beginning with the letter “c,” neither is supported by traditional banks, both have created emerging markets, both are growing in popularity and intended to solve problems (but yet still misunderstood for their full potential and benefits),... Read more
SOL Global Announces Formation of International Hemp Company Heavenly Rx
Initial Investments Include US$30.6M Majority Stake in Hemp Company Blühen Botanicals TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2019 – SOL Global Investments Corp. (“SOL Global” or the “Company”) (CSE: SOL) (OTCQB: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce the formation of a new international hemp-focused subsidiary, Heavenly Rx Ltd. (“Heavenly Rx”). Heavenly... 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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Localities Continue to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
By Paula A Savchenko, Esq. In Florida, medical marijuana is fully legal on the state level as long as it is being sold by a medical marijuana treatment center. However, setting up shop as a medical marijuana treatment center is not an easy task on all fronts, including being... Read more
Green Thumb Industries Opens its First RISE Dispensary in Florida
Chicago, IL and Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner-operator of the high growth national cannabis retail chain RISE™, will welcome the community to an open house at RISE Deerfield Beach on January 29... Read more