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Zac Anderson Political Editor @zacjanderson TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters approved medical marijuana by an overwhelming majority, patients are clamoring for it and investors are eager to get in on the business of growing and selling it. But as the hour nears when the treatment is supposed to become widely available, industry advocates have big concerns about […]

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Industry advocates have big concerns about how the Florida Legislature is going about establishing the rules surrounding the drug. By Zac Anderson, GateHouse Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters approved medical marijuana by an overwhelming majority, patients are clamoring for it and investors are eager to get in on the business of growing and selling it. […]

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Now that the use of recreational and medicinal marijuana has been legalized in Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, we are on the road to cannabis moving into the mainstream and becoming a “legit” ingredient in our everyday home cooking. Edible cannabis has come a long way since the legendary Alice B. […]

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Oakland, Calif., paid big chunk of social-justice debt this week when its city council unanimously approved controversial reparations for blacks and Latinos affected by America’s War on Drugs. Under a first-of-its-kind law originally approved last year, qualified minority applicants with majority ownership in medical cannabis businesses — nurseries, edibles kitchens, testing labs, distributors, dispensaries and […]

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When you head to the grocery store or the bakery, you can pick up any number of cookies or cakes. But there’s nothing better than the warm bouquet of oven-baked scents filling up your home. It’s the same thing with cannabis. Sure, edibles like Dr. Norm’s Chocolate Chip Therapy or Love’s Oven S’mores Brownies are […]

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One of the most ubiquitous foods associated with cannabis is pizza. From the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Jeff Spicoli, the stereotypical smoker is also a bigtime pizza eater. If you find the choices in your grocer’s freezer lacking, take my advice for homemade mini pizzas tonight — and keep a few leftovers for days when […]

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Mixing cannabis and alcohol into one intoxicating experience is quickly becoming a new trend in weed culture. And people are getting on board in a variety of ways: brewing beers, infusing liquors, using THC-enhanced mixers in cocktails. Commercially, only a few companies around the country have dipped their toes into the mix of booze and […]

Florida residents overwhelmingly voted to amend the state’s constitution in order to legalize cannabis for medical purposes last November, but excessive restrictions plague the new program. On Tuesday, Rep. Ray Wesley Rodrigues (R-Fort Myers) introduced the first round of medical cannabis regulations, which would ban patients from smoking cannabis and eating edibles. It would also […]

The buzz about medical marijuana continues to grow. A record number of states now allow patients to use pot for health-related purposes and a prestigious NIH study recently called on the federal government to reclassify cannabis to allow scientists to research its analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. Unfortunately, a new threat to therapeutic weed has […]

New York, NY – New Crop Capital and BeyondBrands have joined forces on a plant-based meat alternative venture. The partnership hopes that management support and funding will assist in accelerating growth and innovative in the development and distribution of new products. Chris Kerr, investment manager at New Crop Capital, believes that the partnership with BeyondBrands […]