News & Public Affairs03/02/15 Samuel Johnson
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The concept of making money in the cannabis industry in Florida without marketing the plant brought entrepreneurs and business experts together. Organizers are poised to help launch marijuana minded businesses in Florida despite the obstacles.
The day long event Saturday was held in Ybor City. Medical or recreational weed is not legal in Florida but there is money to be made on things like hemp rope, rolling papers or vaporizers. Carlos Hermida of [Common Bond Collaborative](http://cbcg...Be the first to comment
10/22/14 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
A forum in South St. Petersburg last night brought together panelists who support and oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical use in Florida. Most of the residents who squeezed into the conference room in Childs Park support Amendment 2.
The nearly 40 people on hand overwhelmingly support passing the constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana. But one of the panelists, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, urges a “no” vote.
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08/25/14 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
Will medical marijuana fuel Florida’s next economic boom? That’s what people attending last Friday’s CannaDay in Tampa are hoping. A cannabis economy isn’t about stoners and lava lamps anymore; it’s about big business.
Legalized growing and distribution of marijuana is often viewed in context of medical applications. Yet, hemp is a renewable cannabis product which has a range of uses like oil, wax, resin, rope, cloth, paper, and even food. Steven Edmund, co-founder of [One Florida Founda...Be the first to comment
06/11/13 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Despite a federal prohibition, several states allow medical marijuana, though itâs outlawed in Florida. The film American Drug War 2 focuses on a two-year-old boy's struggle with cancer during and after he was treated cannabis. The premier was held last Thursday at Westshore Movie Theater in Tampa
Cathy Jordan is president of the Florida Cannabis Action Network. Jordan has ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease and understands fi...Be the first to comment