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    Office of Medical Marijuana Use Updates Lawmakers

    The Florida Senate Health Committee convened this morning and received an update from Christian Bax, Director of the Office of Medical Marijuana Use, on the implementation of regulations in Senate Bill 8A, which was passed by the legislature this summer. The discussion focused on the application structure for adding additional medical marijuana treatment centers (MMTCs). Last month, a lawsuit was filed challenging the constitutionality of part of the state law that requires a medical marijuana license [...]
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    Transdermal Cannabis Coming to Florida

    Mary’s Medicinals has announced that the company has signed an exclusive licensing and raw materials deal with Liberty Health Sciences. Liberty will produce and distribute a suite of products from Mary's under license in the State of Florida to further optimize patient care. Mary’s Medicinals is a leader in the transdermal segment, producing all kinds of transdermal cannabis products.   The company’s been valued at about $6 million, and its products can be found at [...]
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    Is CBD Oil Allowed on Planes? Here’s What You Need to Know About Traveling With It

    As long as you follow TSA's guidelines, you should be fine. If you have anxiety and/or you're a nervous traveler, consider using CBD oil to help ease your symptoms. Described by POPSUGAR Fitness Assistant Editor Dominique Astorino as "liquid Xanax from Mother Nature," CBD oil is derived from the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis. It won't get you high like THC will, but it will chill you out. But since it is still technically an active cannabinoid, [...]
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    Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry

    This fast-growing but difficult-to-navigate vertical needs IT providers. But how many will cater to a $20 billion industry that the feds consider illegal? As a Florida resident, I have been watching with great interest the legalization of medical cannabis in our state and how an entirely new and growing ecosystem of businesses is evolving seemingly overnight since our governor, Rick Scott, enacted the highly controversial and contested Amendment 2 into law back in June.   The [...]
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    Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

    The researchers who conducted the study found the 6.5-percent reduction represented “a reversal of” a 14-year increasing trend in opioid-related deaths in Colorado since 2000.   But they stressed in the report that further research is needed in order to make sure the trends could be seen beyond Colorado, as there aren’t any other states that had a similar timeframe for legalization that could be studies.   The use of marijuana as an alternative to [...]
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    World’s First Really Smart Cannabis Inhaler is Coming to Florida

    World’s First Really Smart Cannabis Inhaler is Coming to FloridaMetered-dose based vaporizer, works in conjunction with an App to provide adaptive dosing allowing patients to vary their dose based on their current levels of pain. Liberty Health Sciences Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with Resolve Digital Health Inc. to have Resolve’s industry-leading smart inhalation products exclusively distributed through Liberty within the state of Florida, subject to approval of the same by the Florida Department of Health, Office [...]
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    Are Florida doctors prepared to treat patients with medical marijuana?

    “These doctors are not educated enough.They don’t know a thing about dosages or what they are prescribing.” Dr. Douglas Scott evaluates a first-time patient, who did not want to be identified, at the Tetra Health Care center in Tampa. Scott says there “a lot of gray areas” where doctors can make the decision on whether to prescribe marijuana on a case-by-case basis, especially when it comes to chronic pain. “A lot of people come in […] More