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Marijuana Medical Claims Need to be Verified According to FDA

The FDA recently reprimanded a number of CBD product companies, such as Charlotte’s Webb, for claiming there are medical benefits to their CBD products. There are stories of all sorts that medical marijuana can cure cancer and many other ailments that are not founded in scientific fact. There is certainly great value in personal experiences, but science needs to prove …

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Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use Executive Director, Christian Bax, Gets Ripped by Legislators

Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use is charged with processing and issuing licenses for both Florida medical marijuana patients as well as for dispensaries. They are struggling to accomplish either endeavor. Some medical marijuana patients are waiting three months just to get their authorized medical marijuana card. The state also missed an October 3rd deadline to issue 10 more medical …

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Veritec Solutions LLC Could Have Sped Up Florida Medical Marijuana Program

Florida patients and the state itself were hoping to turn the processing and manufacturing of medical marijuana cards over to a third party for quicker turnover, however that has now been delayed. The state will continue to do all of the processing for now as it also contends with a challenge from a third party that was not selected for …

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Boca Raton Extends Ban On Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers for Another Year

Zoning issues have once again lead Boca Raton to ban medical marijuana treatment centers. The city already banned the dispensaries once due to zoning issues and they also wanted to know more about public sentiment. Apparently what they heard from the public led them to draw the conclusion that they needed more time to decide. Florida law requires cities, towns …

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Sarasota County is Considering Two Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers

While the cities of Sarasota and Venice have both banned medical marijuana treatment centers for now, Sarasota County has not. The Sarasota County planning staff is considering applications from both Trulieve and AltMed to build treatment centers outside of city limits. If approved, this would be the first dispensary that AltMed will have established in Florida. AltMed recently developed an …