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  1. Ron Strider

    Group Pushes For Recreational Marijuana In Florida

    Dispensaries in California had lines out the door on New Year's Day after recreational marijuana sales became legal, but don't expect to see that here in Florida just yet. "Right now we're very far behind," said local attorney Michael Minardi. Minardi heads up Regulate Florida, a group...
  2. Ron Strider

    Recreational Marijuana In Florida Likely On Hold For Years

    Anyone hoping that Florida voters would get a shot at legalizing recreational marijuana in 2018 will likely be disappointed. Organizers of the two primary efforts to get the issue on the state's Nov. 6 ballot say they won't come close to collecting the required 766,000 petition signatures by...
  3. Ron Strider

    Recreational Marijuana Is Officially Legal In California. Is Florida Next

    In California, many people began 2018 by lining up to buy recreational marijuana. California joins seven other states and Washington D.C. to legalize weed. The state is now the largest market for legal marijuana in the country–and experts believe it could generate at least a billion dollars...
  4. Ron Strider

    FL: Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open In St. Petersburg Wednesday

    Knox Medical, which operates medical marijuana dispensaries in five separate locations throughout Florida, is opening its sixth such facility this week in St. Petersburg. After receiving approval to dispense medicinal cannabis from the Florida Department of Health, the Knox dispensary –...
  5. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Industry Expands With New South Florida Dispensary

    Palm Beach County's first medical marijuana dispensary is now open for business – the latest sign a budding industry that will serve tens of thousands of people is taking root in South Florida. About 50,000 Floridians have already registered to use medical marijuana since voters approved its...
  6. Ron Strider

    Green Roads Of Florida LLC Mistakenly Identified In FDA Warning Letter

    DAVIE, Fla. – Green Roads of Florida, LLC was mistakenly identified in a warning letter that was the subject of a news release issued by the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday concerning four companies purportedly making unfounded claims on their websites concerning CBD products. The...
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  8. Ron Strider

    FL: How Information Technology Can Spark The Budding Cannabis Industry

    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...
  9. Ron Strider

    Florida's Medical Marijuana Programs Continue To Fail Patients

    Perhaps the only good news to surround Florida and medical marijuana has been the legalization of the plant itself. Otherwise it's been cloudy skies for the Sunshine State. Because since voters decided to approve Florida's medical marijuana throughout the state, it seems the institutions...
  10. Ron Strider

    Florida Nursing Home Denies Use Of Medical Marijuana By Chronic Pain Patient

    A Pasco County senior citizen and her son say the nursing home where she lives is denying her potential pain relief, by refusing to allow her to have the medical marijuana she has a legal prescription to take. The controversy could affect residents of long-term care facilities throughout...
  11. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Company Nudges Florida Regulators To Allow Pot Candies

    In Colorado, California and other cannabis hotbeds, marijuana "edibles" are big business. That's not the case yet in Florida, a state that technically allows edibles but where regulators have yet to set rules for cannabis candies. In a move to spur the state to allow cannabis candies...
  12. Ron Strider

    FL: Medical Marijuana Retail Outlet Coming To Fort Lauderdale

    Liberty Health Sciences, one of a dozen licensed medical marijuana cultivators and distributors in Florida, announced Monday that it plans to open a retail outlet in Fort Lauderdale. The shop, which is subject to government approvals, is to be located across the street from Holy Cross...
  13. Ron Strider

    Doctors And Patients In Florida Are Embracing Medical Marijuana

    While much of the marijuana news has focused on potential federal interference with legalized marijuana and California joining the ranks of legal recreational marijuana states, Florida has started what should become a mammoth medical marijuana business. Projections vary on the size of the...
  14. Ron Strider

    One Florida Bank Is Willing To Risk It All On Cannabis When Others Won't

    Opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Florida naturally comes with a lot of red tape. Marijuana is still considered an illegal substance at the federal level, despite the 29 states that have legalized it for recreational or medicinal use in recent years. That makes it nearly impossible...
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    Regulated Adult Use in Florida - Signatures Needed!

    Legalize Rec Use in Florida - Current as of Aug 2017 (Registered Florida voters) 1. Go to Home - Regulate Marijuana Like AlcoholRegulate Marijuana Like Alcohol 2. Print Petition 3. Fill in ALL blanks, sign and date 4. Mail to address at the bottom *They need 700,000 signatures by the end...
  16. Ron Strider

    Florida Pot Growers May Soon Get Rich

    A pudgy man in a white lab coat, protective goggles, and a white hardhat ambles down several long rows of potted marijuana plants. An industrial A/C unit cranks frigid air into the capacious grow room, located inside a 300,000-square-foot warehouse just outside Tallahassee, while an array of...
  17. Ron Strider

    FL: Williams Lobbying For Medical Marijuana Company

    Former state Rep. Alan Williams has signed up to lobby for AGRiMED Industries, a medical marijuana company based in Philadelphia that hopes to break into the Florida market. Williams, who was term-limited out of office last year after serving eight years in the House, is prohibited from...
  18. Ron Strider

    Florida Adds 10,000 Medical Marijuana Patients Since June

    Florida has seen a 60 percent surge in the number of patients being treated with medical marijuana since June. Florida had 16,760 patients on June 7, according to state reports. Florida added more than 10,000 patients by July 27, for a total of 26,978 on the books – that’s a 60 percent...
  19. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Clinics Multiply In Florida

    Dr. Joseph Dorn watched his terminally ill patients suffer and discovered that some of them were illegally using marijuana to alleviate their pain. He went on to become medical director of one of the handful of companies licensed to grow medical marijuana in Florida and had patients calling...
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