Tag: cannabidiol

Jim RosicaNovember 1, 2018

Following the feds’ lead, Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday issued an emergency rule allowing a new drug for child epilepsy patients that contains CBD, a ‘non-euphoric’ chemical from cannabis. Bondi’s filing with the Secretary of State notes there are now about “64 patients in the state of Florida who are legally using an FDA-approved […]

Associated PressDecember 10, 2015

The Florida nurseries selected to cultivate and distribute the first medical marijuana in the state have successfully reached their first benchmark. All five have posted their $5 million performance bonds mandated by the Department of Health. The deadline was Wednesday at the close of business. The Office of Compassionate Care selected the five nurseries on […]

Guest AuthorAugust 17, 2014

In November, Florida voters will likely approve Amendment 2 – a proposal that seeks to expand health-care options to include medical marijuana. At that point, it will be incumbent on lawmakers to implement regulatory schemes that protect rather than exploit Florida’s health-care system. Toward this goal, looking at the experience of other states can offer a […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 23, 2014

What’s going on in the Florida House? Republicans are pushing compassionate laws? Taking on issues that were once reserved for bleeding hearts on the Left? Huh? First, there’s Speaker Will Weatherford, Republican beacon, staking firmly his position in favor of offering in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants. Now, there’s state Rep. Matt Gaetz, no schlub in […]


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