Florida Dispensary System Continues to Cause Confusion

Could Changes to Florida Lead to More Dispensaries? After a Court ruled that the Vertical integration system should be changed, Florida’s government is now on deck for their reaction. Governor DeSantis has stated that the ruling is confusing. Although he has concerns about vertical integration, it sounds like more discussion will need to be held for next steps. More info: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-ne-nsf-state-wants-new-hearing-in-pot-case-20190725-d4dbdqqopnb6fg3q4eyuj4dsu4-story.html

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Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Florida’s Medical Cannabis

As part of the 2016 presidential election, Floridians voted on Amendment 2, also known as the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, which legalized medicinal use of marijuana for people diagnosed with glaucoma, cancer, HIV, epilepsy, PTSD, ALS, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. The initiative passed by a margin of 71.3% to 28.7%. Let’s investigate some of the most important current laws that apply to medical-use cannabis across the state of Florida and obtaining a medical marijuana card in Miami. Can Patients Get Cannabis From Caregivers? Caregivers, in the world of medical-use cannabis programs operated by some U.S....

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Important Info You Must Know About Florida’s Medical Cannabis World

Three years ago, Florida voted to legalize and regulate medical cannabis, but even people who have been part of the medical-use marijuana program since it first started functioning don’t know about all the rules that the state has outlined for the program. As such, here are a few things about Florida’s medical cannabis industry, including laws that regulate patient and dispensary behavior all the same. Going to a Doctor Kicks Off Your Quest for Patient Licensure In Florida, physicians are able to recommend cannabis to patients if they have one of a few serious, debilitating health issues, the list of...

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What to Know About Getting the Cannabis You Need With a Medical Card

If you know that using cannabis products helps with anxiety or other medical conditions that you might have, then consider talking to your doctor about a card that you can carry with you. There are several benefits that are associated with cannabis that could prevent you from taking a lot of medications that you might not even need. However, it’s important to have your medical cannabis card in Miami so that you can show you need the product, which can then make it easier to purchase the substance in the state. Showing a Legal Statement When you enter a store...

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Three Top Benefits of Using Medicinal Marijuana for Some Medical issues

You’ve probably heard a little bit about medicinal marijuana and the various benefits that it can provide to people dealing with ongoing medical issues. You might not think that this is an option for you and your health, but looking into medical cannabis doctors in Miami can provide you with may give the results that you never thought you could achieve. Let’s look at just a few of the benefits that come from using medicinal marijuana.  Pain Reliever  The THC and cannabinoid effects that marijuana provides can reduce pain that is caused by a number of issues. Chronic unexplained pain,...

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Nevada outlaws pre-employment marijuana screening of marijuana in most cases

Nevada announced that employers cannot screen potential employees for marijuana. However, there are some exceptions.. EMTs, firefighters and employee vehicle drivers still must pass the marijuana test. Also, if by using marijuana an employee can put another at risk, they can be rejected for a positive test. Other states are working on how to integrate appropriate drug testing. Check out the USAToday for more info.

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Can you use medical marijuana at work?

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Patients Win Protections for Drug Tests A state appeals court has ruled that New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they fail a drug test because they are a medical marijuana patient. The appeal means that as long as patients are not under the influence at work, they are protected by the state law against discrimination. “The sweeping effect is you can no longer say, ‘You (tested) positive — you are outta here,’ ” said Maxine “Mickey” Neuhauser, an employment expert with the Newark office of the Epstein Becker and Green national law firm. The state...

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Can you get a DUI for having marijuana in your system?

Philly DA Establishes Plan for DUI Drivers – DUIs Only for those who are Truly Stoned             The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association testified against legalizing cannabis for adult recreational use in Harrisburg last Monday. During the hearing, the topic of conversation veered towards DUIs for stoned drivers. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has stated that his office will not prosecute cannabis DUIs “unless people show active – I repeat, active – psychoactive amounts of cannabis in their system that rise to a level which has generally scientifically been agreed upon as affecting driving.”             However, as of right now it...

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Marijuana and Workouts!

80% of Cannabis Users Mix Weed and Workouts             Research conducted by CU Boulder has found that eight out of ten marijuana users in states where cannabis is legal reported partaking in cannabis use shortly before or after exercise. Most report that it helps motivate them to work out and enjoy exercise more, while also helping their recovery.             “There is a stereotype that cannabis use leads people to be lazy and couch-locked and not physically active, but these data suggest that this is not the case,” said senior author Angela Bryan, a professor in the Department of Psychology and...

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Will I lose my CWP if I get a medical marijuana card?

Losing a CWP, and 2nd Amendment rights continue to be a concern among medical marijuana card holders.  Florida continues to see no evidence of gun owners losing their CWPs.  In fact, Nikki Fried, Agriculture Commissioner, has gone on record saying gun permits will not be denied to medical marijuana patients. She has also said that she too has a CWP and a medical marijuana card. New Times has an in depth article about the subject.

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