Cannabis News for Florda
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
2018 … The Year CBD Escaped the Controlled Substance Act
By Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. The headlines are everywhere! “Hemp is legal”…”CBD is going to be a 20 Billion Dollar Industry”. People who did not know what hemp was just six months ago are now trying to figure their way into the industry. Business is booming for an Agriculture... Read more
Florida fights ruling on medical marijuana law
Flowering cannabis plants grow at Grassroots Vermont, a medicinal cannabis production facility in Brandon, Vt. (Robert Layman / AP) by Jim Saunders News Service of Florida and Sun Sentinel Defending a 2017 law that set regulations for the state’s medical-marijuana industry, Florida Department of Health attorneys have asked an... Read more
Past Issue: December 2018
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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
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
Women Seeking Entrepreneurship in Booming Cannabis Industry Descend Into Las Vegas for Women of Cannabis Conference
Las Vegas, NV — 10/31/2018 –According to a survey by a cannabis industry association, women accounted for 36 percent of leadership positions in the cannabis business. In 2017, that number dropped to 26 percent and signs are it will continue to decline. While women have a higher representation in... Read more
Past Issue: November 2018
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Cannabis Spotlight: Eric Stevens
Eric Stevens Deputy Executive Director Florida for Care What benefits do you see for patients throughout Florida within this space? There are so many benefits in our state to patients from medical marijuana. We have been receiving calls from patients since we started campaigning in 2013 from so many... Read more
Trulieve Rapidly Expanding Footprint to Meet Patients’ Needs
Two years ago, Trulieve, the first licensed medical cannabis dispensing organization in Florida, opened its first store in Tallahassee. Fast forward to 2018, and the company has 20 stores in the state and expects to open another 10 by the end of January. To what do they owe their... Read more