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14September, 2018

Remember the Golden Rule…

Remember the Golden Rule...   The Florida Department of Health will be meeting to address the rules on dosing of medical cannabis. As directed by the Florida law, they must address daily dose amounts and equivalent dose amounts for each allowable form of cannabis dispensed by a medical marijuana treatment center. As you contemplate this rule let me say this...remember the golden rule...you know how [...]

25August, 2017

Florida’s Medical Cannabis System: The Climb towards progress

  "Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb." Winston S. Churchill As physicians, there is no one more vested in [...]

2August, 2017

Who will keep our Medical Cannabis patients safe in Florida?

I think everyone can agree that there is a need for developing and implementing robust public quality standards for the sake of patient protection. Determining who the best entity is to carry out this charge is left to be seen here is Florida.  Regulatory standards are most definitely needed. However, if this means waiting on the FDA and DEA to have input when cannabis [...]

16June, 2017

So you’re a certified ordering physician in FL, now what?

So in FL, with the new laws being passed regarding medical cannabis, the training for a physician goes from an 8 hr training to a 2 hr training. If it's the same course, you get less credit for your time and it leaves you equally unprepared for actually knowing how to use medical cannabis to help your patients. Some physicians say that recommending medical [...]

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