As we enter another political positioning season, folks have declared intentions and more are vacillating. This time, many voters have vowed to vet candidates more carefully. Governor Rick Scott provided motivation for that resolve. Regardless of what candidate surfaces as the new hope of Florida in 2018, what promises are made and what new…

  President Donald Trump says he wants Florida Gov. Rick Scott to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in next year’s elections. Florida Governor Rick Scott is considering a run for Florida Senator. The required process to remove an elected politician is difficult and rarely successful. A viable solution that can raise the integrity of…

  “There is majority agreement between the House and Senate, that smoking of cannabis is not an act that is consistent with a healthy life and not consistent with consuming medicine,” Sen. Rob Bradley said. During the Legislative session, a Senate meeting was unexpectedly put on hold for 15 minutes after a man in the…

  Wouldn’t it be great if Florida could proudly say the entirety of the regulations for Amendment 2 were inspired by and written for the patients? If the Governor could announce that Patients will finally be able to have easy and safe access to healing relief? To the contrary, we have not heard from Governor…

  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…

  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…

  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…

  “It has been an honour for us, along with the other members of the Task Force, to have had the opportunity to engage with Canadians across the country who generously shared their expertise and perspectives on how the government should approach the legalization and regulation of cannabis,” she said in the statement. “We are…