Cannabis News for Florda
Past Issue: February 2019
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The Shady Legal Status of CBD in the Sunshine State
By Nichole Geary There has been a prevalent myth in the cannabidiol (“CBD”) industry that any product containing less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC”) is legal. The truth is far more complex. Lax enforcement by state and federal regulatory agencies has allowed this myth to prosper and CBD products... Read more
New Portal Provides Valuable Resource for Cannabis Treatments and Efficacies
Thanks to Arfinn Learning Solutions, Inc. physicians now have the most up-to-date information regarding cannabis treatment best practices. The organization recently created www.arfinnmed.com, an online peer-to-peer portal for medical professionals to share HIPAA protected patient treatments and efficacies for cannabis and other non-traditional practices, while also gaining valuable analytics... Read more
Cannabis Spotlight: Emily Wood
Emily Wood Social Media and Content Marketing Manager Trulieve What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? I see patients gaining access to quality medicine and getting relief naturally without the harsh side effects of pharmaceuticals. What motivates you to be a part of the... Read more
Past Issue: December 2018
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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
From Cannabis Patient to Advocate and CEO
When her family moved from Iceland to the United States Lisa Comer assimilated into a new country, lifestyle and, unfortunately, multiple health problems. Over the years she was misdiagnosed and treated with multiple pharmaceuticals for a variety of issues without positive health results. She felt accused and admonished for... Read more
Autism and the Endocannabinoid System – Part 1
By Joseph Rosado, MD, MBA Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of people with ASD can range from gifted to severely challenged. A diagnosis of ASD now includes several conditions that used... 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
Integrative Wellness for the Entire Family
No matter our age or gender or ethnicity we may find ourselves facing the following health dilemmas. Are you seeking pain control, hormone therapy, weight loss, stress reduction, improved circulation, vaginal rejuvenation or erectile dysfunction assistance? How do you choose your doctor? How do you choose what to treat... Read more