As we have reported in previous posts on social media and our blog, the inhumane 90 day waiting period is allowing patients to die before receiving cannabis.  Under Florida’s current medical cannabis law a terminal patient can receive medical marijuana.  The 90 day wait period is literally allowing some terminal patients to die before they…

by: Bailey Rahn In the eyes of popular culture, cannabis consumers aren’t exactly models of concentration and cognitive performance. So when a small group of researchers began exploring cannabis as alternative treatment for attention deficit disorders, there was of course some scoffing and skepticism. Nevertheless, with so many medical marijuana patients swearing by its ability…

An administrative law judge says the Florida Department of Health has made a mess of medical marijuana regulations. Judge John Van Laningham’s expected ruling in a southwest Florida case sometime next month could throw the state’s budding cannabis industry into total disarray. Two years ago, the Florida Legislature made five licenses available to grow marijuana…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The campaign to defeat Amendment 2, the medical marijuana question on November’s ballot, is heating up. The “No on 2” campaign is telling the same story it told two years ago, when the amendment lost by a bare margin. And now, thousands of slick brochures are showing up in mailboxes across Florida, telling…

Florida might finally vote to legalize medical marijuana November 8. But beginning Monday, a few South Floridians will be able to use a strain of low-THC cannabis oil called Haleigh’s Hope. The oil contains high quantities of cannabidiol, also known as CBD, which calms epilepsy patients. However, it does not contain marijuana’s psychoactive chemicals. Modern Health Concepts…

This story was first published by Debora Lima  ReporterSouth Florida Business Journal As voters prepare to head out to the polls and weigh in on the issue of medical marijuana legalization, information on cannabis continues to pour in. It began in August when a Miami-Dade County Commission staff report quantified the economic impact of legalization, pegging…

Saying they did not follow their own rules, an administrative law judge scolded state health officials for the method used to grant highly coveted medical-marijuana licenses to nurseries last fall. Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham also made clear that he intends to recommend that the Department of Health issue another “dispensing organization” license because…

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22 (UPI) — A Florida police department said it is “holding on to” 16 potted marijuana plants found on a trail until the owner comes forward. The Gainesville Police Department said in a Facebook post Officers Quimbayo and Holcomb responded Tuesday to the trail near Norton Elementary School after an off-duty Alachua County Sheriff Deputy…

Gray RohrerContact ReporterTallahassee Bureau Medical pot gains momentum but many in law enforcement still opposed TALLAHASSEE – Law-enforcement opposition to the Nov. 8 medical marijuana ballot measure is less potent than it was two years ago, when a similar proposal narrowly failed. Many police and sheriff’s officials are still staunchly against Amendment 2, which would…

Cannabidiol (“CBD”) products have emerged on the market in several states with various claims, including the treatment of specific illnesses, reportedly backed by scientific research. CBD is a non-psychoactive component of both marijuana and hemp. While products containing this substance have been permitted in certain states, marketing CBD oils and related products as treatments for…