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Cannabis Companies Merging, Massroots to Buy Odava

Cannabis companies, Massroots and Odava, are combining efforts to expand Odava’s regulatory compliance platform and begin the process of integrating cannabis businesses. The combination of the two businesses will create a large technology conglomerate that looks to expand Odava’s connections in Oregon to others states legalizing medical and recreational marijuana like Massachusetts and Florida. The tide of cannabis businesses coming …

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PTSD Research with Cannabis Shows Ability to Trigger Dehabituation

PTSD research is beginning to show the potential benefits medical marijuana can have for veterans struggling with the disorder. Dehabituation is a phenomenon that can have a person see something they have experienced numerous times as if they are going through it for the very first time. Some psychiatrists believe that having a mind revisit something with clear, unexpecting eyes …

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Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Publishes Notice of Adoption

The Florida Office of Medical Marijuana is a newly created division of Florida’s Department of Health and issued its Notice of Adoption on Monday moving medical marijuana one step closer to consumers. Ben Pollara of Florida for Care was quoted recently suggesting that medicinal marijuana will be available to new patients within the next couple of weeks. Amendment 2 that …

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Florida Non-Violent Felons Inspired by Medical Marijuana Passing

Florida non-violent felons are fighting for the right to vote again in the state of Florida but need 700,000 signatures by February to try and get the amendment on the ballot. They will not be discouraged if their efforts fail though. Medical marijuana did not make it on the ballot the first time but eventually did and passed. They are …

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City Dispensary Bans Becoming a Common Theme in Florida for Medical Marijuana

City dispensary bans in Florida are becoming more prevalent as frustrations over state rules that mandate that cities not regulate zoning of medical marijuana dispensaries any more strictly than they would pharmacies builds. Cities in central Florida, including Orlando, are considering exercising their right to not allow dispensaries within city limits. Orlando already has a few dispensaries they have granted …