The 3rd CannaEast Compliance Summit 2018 is coming to Lake Buena Vista, Florida from January 17-19, 2018. After two successful compliance summits on the west coast, event organizer Infocast is bringing together various speakers and educators from the cannabis and legal industry – as well as government officials – to teach attendees about the regulatory,…

ALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTLV) — Following an unsuccessful attempt last session, state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith of Orlando refiled legislation this week to decriminalize the unlawful possession of “personal use” quantities of cannabis statewide, an initiative that has gained traction with the rise of medical marijuana. If passed, House Bill 1203 would reclassify misdemeanor criminal offenses for the possession of up to…

A new gold rush is sweeping California as the state prepares to launch legal marijuana sales Monday, bringing the powerful and largely underground economy finally into public view. Marijuana has long been one of California’s most important cash crops, albeit one many visitors would never see amid the vineyards and avocado farms. Now, tens of thousands of entrepreneurs are…

The past year was important for proponents of medical cannabis. Those seeking to remove cannabis’ Schedule I status are now armed with even more evidence for its medicinal and wellness benefits from a combination of human and rodent studies. From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are some of 2017’s biggest medical cannabis news…

A report about a stolen vehicle led deputies to seize 430 pounds of marijuana, $43,000 in cash and a stolen handgun from a property in unincorporated Winter Park, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. “It is at least mid- to high-grade cannabis, street range could range anywhere between $3,500 a pound,” Seminole County detectives…

The Marijuana Solution Podcast episode 031 with Gary Stein, author of The Great Green Hope, writer for Huffington Post, Florida medical marijuana advocate, activist and policy expert.  Gary joins the show to discuss how people can get involved in their local political process.  We learn that staying on message is the most effective way to…

  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…