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Medical Cannabis – Myth, medicine, or malpractice?

By: Paul R. DeMuro, PhD and Dr. Jose Valdes, PharmD, BCPP Medical cannabis or cannabinoids (or medical marijuana as some like to call it) is now a reality in Florida.  Although it can only be recommended for certain maladies and … Continue reading

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Legalize Marijuana: Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch

By Stephen H. Siegel In the aftermath of the elections, last November, proponents of legalizing marijuana scored a number of victories. For them, the goal of legalizing marijuana nationwide seems closer than ever. However, the elections have released counter-forces that … Continue reading

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Pharmacists Need a Role in Medical Marijuana

By: Paul DeMuro, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., CPA and Jose Valdes Pharmacists may well be the best equipped to assist in closing the knowledge gap doctors face as states approve medical marijuana laws. Who might better determine how marijuana interacts with … Continue reading

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2015 Florida Legislature: Predictions for High Profile Health Care Issues

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. Once the elections are over and we know the identity of Florida’s next governor and the composition of the Florida Legislature, a great deal of attention will be given to determining which pieces of legislation … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana Has Arrived in Florida, More to Come

By: Stephen Siegel and Joshua Boxer The social and political efforts in California, Colorado and other states to legalize the production, distribution, sale and use of marijuana (for medical purposes or otherwise) is also present in Florida. This year, 2014, is … Continue reading

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Marijuana meets medicine on Florida ballot

By: Stephen Siegel and Joshua Boxer On Nov. 4, Florida voters will have the opportunity to adopt or reject a constitutional amendment that is likely to attract attention: “Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions — Allows the medical use … Continue reading

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