The First District Court of Appeal for Florida ruled Tuesday that the state’s approach to regulating marijuana is unconstitutional. The plaintiff, Florigrown, was seeking registration as a Medical Marijuana Treatment Center (MMTC) under Art. X, § 29, of the Florida Constitution. Their application was denied as a result of a bill that amended section 381.986of the Florida Code to impose a cap on the number of MMTC facilities. The court found that the statutory language directly conflicts with the constitutional
May 2, 2019 – Jennifer Loyd Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica have been known as two different strains of weed, that produce significantly different effects. Indica has been thought to produce a more a relaxed feeling, whereas Sativa, may produce something more akin to a feeling of energy. Since people began using Cannabis for its desired effects, no one has truly questioned the science behind the high? Jean Baptist Lamarck was one of the first
Robert Roundtree from FloridaMarijuana.net, Sunshine Cannabis & Career Extracts joins FCC’s Pete Sessa to talk about everything from hemp regulation, cannabis careers and getting kicked out of the Navy for cannabis.
It’s estimated that 211,000 people are now directly employed in the legal marijuana industry full time. Throw in other jobs created and depending on legal marijuana and that number rises to 296,000. By comparison, the U.S. has 69,000 brewing workers while 52,000 people are employed in coal mining jobs. That’s according to a new report from Leafly which describes the employment trend in the sector as “America’s hidden job boom”. The U.S. added 64,389 full
“We’re hopeful within a week or so, but that really depends on the Department of Health,” said Victoria Walker, a spokeswoman for Trulieve, another marijuana grower and dispensary network. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Monday allowing smokable medical marijuana in Florida after the Legislature passed the bill last week. Now, the Florida Department of Health must establish rules for dispensaries. It took the DoH more than a year to issue rules on
Monday, February 25, 2019 – On Sunday, Trulieve, a Florida’s largest marijuana producer gave away more than $5,000 worth of cannabis oil to medical marijuana patients in Orlando. Fifty “Sunshine Kush Trupods” containing one gram of cannabis oil were distributed along with a free vaporizer at the Florida Cannabis Coalition Green Carpet Networking event on Sunday. Each pod is valued at $94 and the vaporizers retail for $35 each. This isn’t the first time Trulieve
Scientists have proved that vaping marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed. The new research, led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit in Baltimore, tested the effects of smoked versus vaped marijuana on 17 participants who had smoked marijuana before, though not in the 30 days before the study’s start (participants had smoked once in the last year, on average). Over the course