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Understanding the Florida Medical Marijuana Act of 2017

Florida Medical Marijuana

Florida residents could be forgiven for feeling like children caught between squabbling parents when it comes to the medical marijuana legalization issue. In a long-sought victory, the state of Florida officially approved the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization initiative, popularly known as Amendment 2, in the general election held on November 8, 2016, where it garnered […]

How Rich Murphy Has Transformed Medical Marijuana in Florida

Rich Murphy

Earlier this August, Rich Murphy made history when he received one of Florida’s first therapeutic doses of cannabidiol spray. When Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 1030 (the “Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014”), Rich Murphy had no idea he’d be the first registered patient in Florida to receive legalized low-level tetrahydrocannabinol cannabis. Rich […]

The Effects of Charlotte’s Web Bill Becoming Law in Florida


There was excitement as the Charlotte’s Web bill passed through the Florida senate in April. This excitement was followed with celebrations when Governor Rick Scott signed it into law on Monday the 16th of June, 2014. In a statement, the governor said, “As a father and grandfather, you never want to see kids suffer. The […]