Curaleaf Florida Earns SQF Certification

Last week, Curaleaf, a medical cannabis producer and processor in Miami, Florida, announced they have earned the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level II certification. In the press release, they claim they are the first and only medical cannabis company in the state to achieve that certification. That SQF certification is […]

Medical Marijuana Patient Number Tops 100,000 in Florida

Florida’s medical-marijuana patient database has hit the 100,000 mark, according to a weekly update issued by the state Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Marijuana supporters celebrated the number, revealed on April 20, which is also known as “weed day” throughout the nation. As of Friday, 100,576 Florida […]

EVIO Labs: The First Accredited Cannabis Lab in Florida

EVIO Labs recently became the first cannabis laboratory in Florida to obtain ISO 17025 accreditation. Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA), an organization that provides third-party assessments to ISO/IEC 17025, accredited EVIO Labs. The assessment process that lead to ISO 17025 accreditation for EVIO Labs included a thorough review of […]

Judge Grants Convicted Murderer Permission To Use Medical Marijuana

The post Judge Grants Convicted Murderer Permission To Use Medical Marijuana appeared first on High Times. In more optimistic news, a Florida judge grants a convicted murderer permission to use medical marijuana. The medical marijuana patient in question has schizophrenia, a mental illness commonly associated with cognitive issues and problems […]

EVIO Labs Expands To Florida

Currently, there are no lab testing regulations for Florida’s medical cannabis market. Chris Martinez, co-founder and chief operating officer of EVIO Labs Florida, a veteran-owned business, is looking to change that. Chris Martinez, co-founder and chief operating officer of EVIO Labs Florida When Martinez co-founded EVIO Labs Florida, he saw […]

Medical Marijuana Is Booming in the Sunshine State

While much of the marijuana news has focused on potential federal interference with legalized marijuana and California joining the ranks of legal recreational marijuana states, Florida has started what should become a mammoth medical marijuana business. Projections vary on the size of the Florida market for medical marijuana but the consensus estimate […]

Florida Medical Cannabis Market Growth Stymied By Red Tape

The demand for medical cannabis in Florida might be growing steadily, with patient numbers soaring, but that doesn’t mean the market will grow accordingly. Due to hampering regulations and a lack of state guidance, the industry in Florida is tiny and patients have limited options for medical cannabis products. A […]