Could you run a multimillion-dollar business without a bank? Would you be willing to start a business without the protection of insurance?
As of Jan. 3, medical marijuana is officially legal in the state of Florida.
Each November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and this year the Epilepsy Foundation wants people suffering from epilepsy to aim for zero seizures. That is easier said than done, though.
For one Georgia family, the promise of medical marijuana in Florida presents a unique opportunity for them to stay together, and help their son get the care he needs. The same could soon be said for many Floridians.
This year, health initiatives are on the ballot in several states. Two of those states are Florida and Arkansas, and the citizens in those states are currently locked in a heated debate over whether or not to legalize medical marijuana.
This year, one of the most controversial and hotly contested races in Florida doesn’t involve politicians. It’s about people and whether they have the right to use marijuana to treat their serious health conditions.
With the vote on Amendment 2 less than two months away, the movement to legalize medical marijuana in Florida has received an endorsement from an unlikely group: law enforcement.
The referendum on medical marijuana in Florida has been a white-hot issue for a while now, but what some may not realize is that the Florida legislature already approved a limited medical marijuana measure two years ago.
A recent study on the medical benefits of marijuana found that the plant may be able to combat Alzheimer’s disease. The U.S.-based study discovered that THC, the psychoactive ingredient found in the cannabis plant, may be able to fight some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's.
A Tallahassee company has recently opened its doors as Florida’s first medical marijuana dispensary.
There are many businesses in Florida that could benefit from medical marijuana if Floridians choose to vote yes on Amendment 2, according to local news reports.
Nov. 9 Update: Amendment 2 passed, earning 71 percent of the vote. Read more about this historic vote.
With the debate in Florida heating up this summer, medical marijuana supporters received another boost for their cause. On Memorial Day, nearly 100 veterans pledged their support to Amendment 2, according to United for Care.
Daytona Beach leaders on Wednesday unanimously voted for a plan to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in what is the first big step in a process that includes a public hearing and a later final vote.
On Monday, May 9, Orlando joined Tampa and Volusia County in the decriminalization of marijuana possession in small amounts. Effective October 1, this marijuana ordinance will allow police officers to issue citations to residents carrying 20 grams or less of marijuana.