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  • Rethinking medical marijuana dispensaries’ ban
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    City council is considering lifting the moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in Boca.  All five members asked staff to draft a new law to allow them. But there are still concerns over limiting the number in city limits. Council will still have to discuss and vote on a new law.… Read more »
  • City to take second look at medical marijuana ban
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    The city will reconsider its five-year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. Boca city council passed four moratoriums, the latest last fall. But now it’s time to also consider compassionate care, Mayor Scott Singer said at his town hall Wednesday. Patients who have a prescription for medical marijuana are inconvenienced. And… Read more »
  • Boca reconsiders medical marijuana dispensary ban
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    Could medical marijuana dispensaries be in the city’s future? Council is reconsidering renewing Boca’s moratorium. But don’t look for a flurry of facilities anytime soon.  Florida voters approved medical marijuana in 2016. Laws passed in 2017 allowed cities to say no.  Palm Beach County opted in and some cities have… Read more »
  • We Tried CBD Oil (And No, it’s Not Marijuana)
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    There’s been a surge over the last year in the wellness industry of companies offering cannabidiol products for retail and for usage in services—there are over 80 CBDs unique to cannabis, which can be extracted and used in treatment of countless conditions. Cannabinoids, also known as CBDs, are the chemical… Read more »
  • Boca Politicians Start Acting Like Politicians; Medical Marijuana in Boca; and More
    The politicking begins… Almost everyone on the Boca Raton City Council is running for something. And it shows. It showed during Tuesday night’s meeting, when what should have been straightforward approval of the Ocean Palm condo turned into nearly two hours of political performance art. The council previously approved Ocean… Read more »
  • Customs Facility Delayed, No Marijuana in Boca?
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    Airport delays The customs facility at Boca Raton Airport will open at least two months late. The plan was that the gateway, which will save private pilots and their passengers an extra stop at Palm Beach International or Fort Lauderdale Executive, was supposed to be ready by Labor Day. But… Read more »
  • MedMen Announces Florida Expansion, Opens First Location in West Palm Beach
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    LOS ANGELES–MedMen Enterprises Inc. (“MedMen” or the “Company”) (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF) today announced its expansion into Florida with the opening of a retail location in West Palm Beach at 539 Clematis Street. MedMen expects retail locations in Key West and Orlando to follow. Florida is the third most populous state with… Read more »
  • Kaycha Group Announces Innovative Collaboration “The HEMP Institute” at EVIO Labs and Endocanna Health Inc.
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    Florida owned and operated HEMP Institute at EVIO Labs and California based Endocanna Health Inc. agree to research partnership testing hemp derived (CBD) product efficacy with human DNA.  Broward County, Florida–The Hemp Institute at EVIO Labs Florida, Florida 1stISO 17025:2017 accredited hemp testing facility, including a recent expansion to combine for… Read more »
  • Curaleaf Hemp: Helping People Live Life Well
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    Hemp CBD has become one of the fastest-growing industries with sales projected to reach into the billions. In fact, a recent study by Cowen Research forecasted the CBD market to reach $16 billion by 2025. It’s a rapidly growing industry with significant opportunities.  Florida differs slightly from other states because… Read more »