Blog posts in September 2018



HG Spotlight: Cannabis Evangelist

"A visit to urgent care disappointed as the doctor was a cold fish about my cannabis use for pain, only offering opioids or a steroid injection. Even then, she could not promise the spasms would be gone... Safe access is crucial in getting cannabis medicine to the masses in legal states, but even the best dispensaries need to know about ingesting and providing options for different ailments. Once someone knows the [health] benefits of this plant, they are compelled to share it.

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The Hopegrown Report: Florida Medical Marijuana Program

In 2014, the “Florida Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act” allowed specified physicians to issue orders for certain patients, allowing them to consume low-THC cannabis, which is defined as having no more than 0.8% THC and more than 10% CBD. Earlier this year, Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers ruled that patients “have the right to use the form of medical marijuana for treatment of their debilitating medical conditions as recommended by their certified physicians.

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