Cannabis News for Florda
Scythian Biosciences Shifts Focus Exclusively to The United States as National Acceptance of Medical Cannabis Surges
  US Strategy Led by Imminent Closing of Florida Acquisition of Exclusive Medical Cannabis License Scythian Slated for Corp Name Change to Sol Investments Corp. Following Upcoming Special Meeting TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2018 — Scythian Biosciences Corp. (the “Company” or “Scythian”) (CSE:SCYB) (Frankfurt:9SB) (OTC – Nasdaq Intl: SCCYF) has... Read more
Local, former professional hockey player gives Athletes for Care home-ice advantage in charity all-star tournament
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Retired professional hockey player, Marvin Degon IV, a Naples, Florida resident, participated in the Hockey Summit Pro All-Star Tournament on Sunday at the Fort Myers Skatium Arena to benefit charity. Degon, who now serves as director of athletics for VEDA Endocannabinoid Nutrition, laced up his... Read more
Surterra Names Lead Investor William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr as Chairman and Raises $65 Million
ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2018 — Surterra Wellness announced today that William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr. has joined Surterra’s Board of Directors as Chairman. Additionally, Surterra Wellness closed a $65 million Series C equity fundraising round in July, led by Wrigley’s direct investment arm. The round brings Surterra’s total capital raised... Read more
Past Issue: August 2018
CannaMD Triples in Size
CannaMD, Florida’s premier medical marijuana clinic, has tripled in size in less than six months. Adding to its Orlando, Tampa, and Mount Dora locations, CannaMD is excited to announce new medical offices now open in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Miami. Before purchasing marijuana from a medical marijuana... Read more
Zoning Laws, Smokable Status Just Two Issues Facing Implementation of Amendment 2
By Vanessa Orr While the constitutional amendment allowing the use of medical marijuana passed the Florida Legislature in 2016, there are still some kinks to be worked out, according to Sen. Gary Farmer, a Democrat who represents Florida’s District 34. “Obviously, the implementation of the legislation we passed is... Read more
Dr. Michelle Weiner’s Job – ‘Much More Satisfying’
  By Lois Thomson Dr. Michelle Weiner, an interventional pain management doctor at Spine and Wellness Center of America, says that because she has been able to study more and learn about the benefits of using cannabis to treat her patients, her job “has become so much more satisfying.”... Read more
Cultivating Insurance Solutions for Cannabis Companies
For Jessica Hoehn, medical marijuana liability insurance is not just another business expense—it has become a necessity. “Whether you are a medical marijuana physician, clinic, or dispensary, the potential legal costs of uninsured suits are astronomical and could have disastrous consequences on someone’s practice,” says Hoehn, an insurance agent... Read more