Florida

Fri
04
Sep

Florida’s Cannabis Industry Is About To Change In a Big Way

New Laws Mean That The Florida Cannabis Industry Could See Some Large Shifts

Fri
28
Aug

Medical Marijuana Patients In Florida Can Now Access Edibles

It’s been four years since Florida voters signed off on a law legalizing medical marijuana, but cannabis patients in the Sunshine State have been unable to receive treatment in the form of edibles—until now.

Mon
24
Aug

Florida Hemp Farmers Face Challenge Insuring Crops Amid Hurricane Season

Hemp. It's related to marijuana, but you don't smoke it, you make things with it. 

After being banned for more than 80 years, it's once again legal to grow it. 


However, in Florida, hemp farmers are facing a challenge insuring their crop just as hurricane season heats up. 

From paper straws to perfumes, even designer dresses, hemp is in line to become the key ingredient -- a durable fiber that thrives on sunshine, the kind Florida has in abundance, making the state nearly perfect for growing. 

Wed
12
Aug

Cannabis Doing It's Best To Make a Terrible Year Just A Little Better

One clear outcome of the coronavirus pandemic is explosive growth in cannabis sales in every major market around the country. Even in places like Illinois, which just started legal adult-use sales about two months before the coronavirus hit the United States, sales continue to make records.

If 2020 is one of the worst years in recent history, people apparently are turning to cannabis for a degree of comfort and solace - even NBA players

Thu
09
Jul

Florida May Make Telehealth Services For Medical Marijuana Patients Permanent

Telehealth services that were made available to Florida’s medical marijuana patients due to the

Wed
08
Jul

More states allowing telehealth consults for cannabis authorization

Until recently, the term “telehealth” was known in the medical community, but not the cannabis community.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak sent the country into lockdown, medical marijuana users in many states can now check in with a health care provider by video for authorization, rather than an in-person meeting.

According to MPP.org, 31 states currently allow telemedicine for cannabis patients – 11 of which have temporarily altered their laws as a result of the current coronavirus pandemic.

Fri
19
Jun

High Lead Levels Found In Some Hemp Products In Florida

Elevated levels of lead reportedly detected in some hemp products stocked on shelves in Florida have caused concern.

According to a WFSU Media report, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Director of Cannabis Holly Bell informed a recent meeting of the state Hemp Advisory Committee that elevated lead levels had been detected in “many products” randomly selected for testing.

Mon
15
Jun

4 States Where Legalizing Marijuana Will Have to Wait Until 2021 or 2022

Despite all that's gone on in 2020, it's important not to lose sight of the fact that we're now less than five months away from Election Day. We'll see voters choose who'll be president of the United States for the next four years, and could even witness the current political makeup of Congress shift.

But one of the more interesting stories for 2020 is going to be which states "go green."

Thu
04
Jun

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Market Flourishes Amid the Pandemic

Florida has long been one of the most important cannabis markets in the U.S., and even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the medical cannabis market continues to flourish there. According to Marijuana Business Daily, demand seems to be higher now in the Sunshine State than it was before the outbreak started. Case in point: In the first 10 weeks of 2020, medical patients in Florida bought an average of 2 grams of cannabis per week. In May, that average had climbed to 2.9 grams. 

Thu
04
Jun

4 Key Differences Between The Florida And California Cannabis Consumer

America’s cannabis industry is a fractured marketplace. A scattered hodgepodge of state, county, and local municipalities piecing together a byzantine set of rules and regulations that seem to defy logic and common sense. And don’t even get me started about the social media restrictions.

Figuring out which hoops brands have to jump through within each state takes up enormous resources. But the fog of this minutiae can cloud the bigger picture: Do you know who your audience truly is?

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