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Is marijuana safe?

Marijuana is considered a controlled substance by the Food and Drug Administration and has not been approved as safe or efficient, and they classify it as having no medical benefit, on par with drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and LSD. Of note, not a single death from a marijuana overdose has ever been reported, and […]

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Are low-THC and medical cannabis the same?

“Low-THC cannabis” means a plant of the genus Cannabis, the dried flowers of which contain 0.8 percent or less of tetrahydrocannabinol and more than 10 percent of cannabidiol (CBD) weight for weight; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; or any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such […]

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How does Florida define “marijuana”?

“Marijuana” means all parts of any plant of the genus Cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant or its seeds or resin, including low-THC cannabis, which are dispensed from a medical marijuana treatment […]

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Can medical marijuana help senior citizens?

YES.     The number of elderly seniors using marijuana for various medical conditions is growing. Medical cannabis has shown benefit in the symptoms of pain and discomfort in rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic pain conditions. Seniors also find cannabis relief after treatment of anxiety, depression, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, insomnia, sleep disorders, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), […]