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CBS rejects Super Bowl ad on benefits of medical marijuana

CBS rejected a Super Bowl ad that makes a case for medical marijuana. Acreage Holdings, which is in the cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensing business, said it produced a 60-second ad that shows three people suffering from varying health issues who say their lives were made better by use of …

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Christian Bax quits as state’s top medical marijuana regulator

Christian Bax, director of Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU), has stepped down after a controversial three-year tenure that frustrated patients, angered lawmakers, and witnessed an explosion in litigation. His resignation is effective Aug. 10. Deputy director Courtney Coppola will serve as interim director, Department of Health spokesman Devin Galleta said Friday. Bax’s resignation letter, released later …

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Kava, Kratom, and Kombucha… oh my!

In the past ten years, people have started to understand the power of plant medicine. With more and more states legalizing cannabis, it has brought attention to how plants can work with our bodies to heal. This is not a new thing. Plants have been used for thousands of years …

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EVIO Labs Florida Receives Honors for Accuracy in Testing

Contact: Cynthia Brewer, Director of Operations and Sales EVIO Florida Phone: 954.368.7661 Email: cynthia@eviolabsfl.com EVIO Labs Florida Receives Honors for Accuracy in Testing EVIO FLORIDA AWARDED 7 EMERALD SCIENTIFIC PROFICIENCY TESTING GOLD BADGES Spring 2018 Broward County, Florida- EVIO Labs Florida has been recognized for their participation in The Emerald …

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Cooking with Cannabis: Easy Lollipops

Medical cannabis in Florida is in it’s infancy. Current legal limitations prevent us from buying marijuana plants, buds, flower, or edibles. It does not, however, make it illegal to use the products we are permitted to buy in our own recipes. Working from plant matter, the process for making an …

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Cannabis 101: What You Need to Know

To watch what is happening in Tallahassee and across the country on the issue of Cannabis, you could almost believe we live in A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age …

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Florida Judge Will Hear Lawsuit to Allow Smokable Medical Marijuana

Sunshine State cannabis advocate John Morgan will finally have his day in court, where he will argue that Florida should allow MMJ patients to smoke their legal medication. A Leon County Circuit Court judge will hear arguments about the validity of Florida’s smokable medical marijuana ban next month, finally giving …

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Collier County lengthens marijuana dispensary ban

Medicinal marijuana dispensaries will be banned in Collier County for another six months as local commissioners try to wait for state lawmakers to change the rules surrounding them. County commissioners want control over the number of dispensaries that could open after voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 opening up …

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