Medical Marijuana Benefits and How to Get Your Card In Miami

Medical marijuana is the process of treating certain diseases, conditions, and sicknesses with the marijuana plant and products. The main chemicals used in the marijuana that patients use to treat conditions is called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). The marijuana plant itself has actually been used for non-medical purposes in the United States for many…

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Florida Finally Legalizes Smokable Marijuana

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Even though Florida voters legalized medical marijuana in 2016, the question “is marijuana legal in Florida?” has yielded a complicated answer for years. While voters did approve a constitutional amendment that legalized medical cannabis, the amendment itself didn’t exactly get specific when it came to how medical marijuana could be used – and that’s where…

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Marijuana CBD vs. Hemp CBD

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Marijuana CBD vs. Hemp CBD Of the molecules in the marijuana plant, THC and CBD are the most well-known. Unlike THC, CBD does not have psychoactive effects, which means it will not cause hallucinations. Repeated studies support its anti-convulsant, anti-inflammatory, and pain-relieving effects. This means that CBD is used in: epilepsy arthritis irritable bowel and…

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Indica vs. Sativa

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Indica vs. Sativa All cannabis products, including medical marijuana, come from two species of plant: cannabis sativa or cannabis indica. Although they are closely related, these plants have different characteristics in the kinds of medicines each can become. On top of this, there a huge amount of variation in size, shape, and chemical content within…

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THC and CBD: What’s the difference?

What is THC and CBD Cannabinoids are a class of chemicals uniquely found in the marijuana plant. These are what create the physical and psychological effects of recreational marijuana, and can be refined for specific effects to use as your medicine. Below, you’ll find a brief overview of the major cannabinoids, key takeaways for the…

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What the Hell is Happening in Utah?

A couple of weeks ago, the proponents of the controversial Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative jumped their first major hurdle, by certifying the required number of signatures for the state to vote on the issue. It was a surprise to no one, that relaxing the laws against any use of marijuana is difficult in such a…

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Still Hustling: Hemp Profits over Patients

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The hemp oils market got its start a decade ago, with the winds of change blowing towards a relaxing of the regulatory environment around cannabis. A huge player in this new scene, Medical Marijuana Inc., actually began as Berkshire Collection, a shell company recognized by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as part of the…

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Courts, Cannabis, and the Constitution (of Florida)

The state's courts are wrestling with the interpretation of the amendment behind the Compassionate Use program

The last two weeks have seen a lot of court action that will affect the state’s medical marijuana program for the foreseeable future. Both cases come out of the Second Circuit Court, and both involve expanded interpretations of the constitutional amendment that legalized cannabis for medical purposes. In the main court dispute, the plaintiffs are…

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Still Hustling: What You Need to Know about CBD-rich Hemp Oil

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In August of 2013, CNN published its article on the miraculous case of Charlotte Figi, a young girl in Colorado whose extreme seizure disorder left her weeks, if not months, from death. Her desperate parents decided to give their daughter something they had opposed in the past – medical marijuana – which cut down the…

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