The Day Surterra Came to Town

Surterra opened a dispensary in Jacksonville last week, bringing the total choice here to 3 MMTCs (along with Trulieve and Knox).  I used their $50 introductory discount to get a variety of products, and overall, am quite pleased.  So here is a brief write-up of what I like, along with a few minor points where I think there is room for improvement.

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Cannabis, Fatal Heart Attacks, and Flawed Research

There is a recent study on cannabis and heart attacks is making the rounds – some are claiming that the research proves that using cannabis reduces the risk of a fatal heart attack.  But a closer look at the study raises more questions than it answers.  The bottom line is that this was not a well designed study, and drawing firm conclusions from it is a mistake.

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Skin Cancer and Cannabis in Florida

Skin Cancer Gets Me a Cannabis Card? Cancer is one of the conditions that qualifies a person for a medical marijuana recommendation from a doctor in Florida. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with about 4.5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year.  But does a diagnosis of skin cancer make a person eligible for medical marijuana?  Yes -skin cancer IS a type of cancer.  Skin cancer is not as deadly as many other types of cancer, but it is no joke.

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