Five Florida nurseries, including two from Miami-Dade County, were selected Monday to cultivate and distribute the first legal marijuana in the state, opening the door to the sale of the non-euphoric strains to treat patients with seizure disorders and cancer by June of next year.
The House stripped some requirements out of the bill for CBD manufacturers and made it a level 5 felony to knowingly sell CBD oil with a higher amount of THC, labeled as low-THC.
“They all tell us their own stories and we design their own little scripts and pictures that go along with it,” said Stewart, who runs the Mood, Anxiety, and Addiction Co-morbidity (MAAC) lab at Dal’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.
“It’s heartening to see that this fairly large proportion achieved that degree of reduction in their pain assessment score,
The bill would revise certain requirements concerning patient access to medical marijuana. Specifically, it provides for alternative treatment centers to make medical marijuana available to patients in oil form, removes restrictions that made edible forms of medical marijuana available only to qualifying patients who are minors, and removes the current 2-ounce limit on the quantity of medical marijuana that may be dispensed in a 30-day supply.
“We were up against big monied interests that are pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into campaign coffers and lobbyists in order to thwart our goals of making an equitable industry. But in the end we came out on top,”
When Rep. Doug House (R-North Little Rock) — who has legislatively shepherded the medical marijuana law — emerged, applause rippled through the crowd
“When we start to look at more complex mental health issues like bipolar disorder and things like [obsessive-compulsive disorder], frankly the jury is out on whether cannabis can be helpful,”
The Public Safety Ministry’s legal adviser, Yoel Hadar, told a Knesset hearing on Monday that the ministry supports exporting marijuana, provided that it get more money to prevent medicinal marijuana from being abused recreationally.
The attorneys representing the plaintiffs are planning to appeal the judge’s decision, asking Hellerstein to reconsider. Whether it will be successful or not, we will have to wait and see