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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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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Industrial Hemp in Florida

Mitch McConnell is introducing a bill to make industrial hemp unambiguously legal as far as the federal government is concerned. That will put the ball in the courts of the 50 states. Some of these states will get it right and they will develop flourishing hemp industries as a result, while other states will pass restrictive laws that will stunt their hemp industry. What should Florida do? Here are some ideas:

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