Friday, March 10, 2017…Letter to the editor Tampa Bay Times “Google Denver and see what communities experienced when “medical” marijuana was legalized. It isn’t a pretty sight. Parks began to be cluttered with homeless, crime increased, unemployment increased, high school dropout rates began to increase — and all of this before recreational legalization. Who…

  On May 15, 2017, the Florida Department of Health sent a cease-and desist-letter to Trulieve, one of Florida’s seven licensed medical marijuana companies, ordering them to stop selling whole flower medical marijuana to their patients. “Licensed dispensing organizations have a responsibility to ensure their product is not one that can easily be transitioned into…

  The war on marijuana was created under false pretenses by a former president who was impeached for obstruction of justice. Why has this war continued for so long? When the Federal government allows the Drug Enforcement Agency to establish a network of lawmen which spreads throughout America, with the specific focus on catching people…

  Clearly, a large majority of the 71% who voted yes on Amendment 2, are not happy with the regulations set forth by the 2017 legislature. With only two days remaining, it has become clear that what the voters thought they were going to get and what they are receiving are very different. Appealing to…

  It was a bright cold day in April, …and the clocks were striking thirteen. In 1984, Orwell tells the tale of a time in which government has lost all respect for truth. Lies become truth if it serves their purposes. Orwell’s message in 1984 is that truth can only exist if we defend it. We cannot allow…

  Today is 420. A special day for cannabis around the globe. This is day people give thanks for cannabis and all the wonderful things it brings. This is the day when like-minded friends gather. We set everything aside at 4:20 each afternoon and take a cannabis break. But April 20th offers a perfect reason to…

Frank Artiles recently resigned because of racist and sexist comments to his colleagues.  Prior to doing this he filed and amendment that prevented minorities from being assured a place at the table.  Not only did he file this but he also was able to get his dispensary cap of three per license included and passed…

Dr. Michelle Weiner is an Interventional Pain Management Physician board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She’s also an advocate for the use of medical marijuana for appropriate conditions in her Florida practice. Because of her pro-medical cannabis stance, Dr. Weiner is in high demand as a dynamic speaker at live events throughout the state…