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Medical Marijuana Gets the Green Light in Tampa

Medical Marijuana Gets the Green Light in Tampa

Medical Marijuana Gets the Green Light in Tampa

In a 6-1 vote, council members approved an ordinance regulating dispensaries and processing facilities within Tampa city limits.


First Harvest Launches Ufly420 for On-Demand Legal Cannabis Delivery

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.

Drug Free America Foundation

Drug Free America Foundation Calls on State Leaders to Hold Special Session on Marijuana

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Drug Free America Foundation called on Governor Rick Scott, Senate President Joe Negron, and Speaker Richard Corcoran to hold a special session to address the implementation of Amendment 2 in the Florida State Legislature.


Sapphire Risk Advisory Group Selected as the Security Consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has been selected as the security consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition. Florida is one of the newer States to legalize Medical Marijuana joins over 28 other States in this growing industry.

Florida Department of Health Releases Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules

Florida Department of Health Releases Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules

On Jan. 17, 2017, the Florida Department of Health unveiled a set of proposed regulations for Florida’s medical marijuana system. Under the proposal, rules and regulations guiding Florida’s low-THC medical marijuana program would be applied to the state’s wider system.


Trulieve Eyes South Florida For Expansion

Trulieve, based in Tallahassee, Fla., opened the state’s first licensed medical marijuana clinic and made its first home delivery in late July 2016. About a week ago, the company opened its second clinic in Clearwater, Fla. Now it’s eyeing South Florida for expansion, according to an Aug. 25, 2016, article in the Sun-Sentinel.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Florida, Considers Decriminalization Ordinance

Following its neighboring city of Tampa, Fla., the city of St. Petersburg, Fla., is considering an ordinance that would decriminalize marijuana, according to an April 28, 2016, report by Fox 13. On April 1, 2016, the penalty for possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana in Tampa shifted from arrests to citations.

Salar Group

Salar Communications Group Announces Launch

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new full-service communications and marketing firm specializing in the rapidly developing cannabis industry has been officially launched. Salar Communications Group (SCG) will provide strategic communications, digital marketing, event planning and consulting for growers, processors, dispensaries, advocacy, investment and consumer products of the cannabis industry.

Tampa Cannathon

Tampa Cannathon Raises Awareness and Funds for PTSD Research

In Tampa last weekend, on July 11, 2015, FCCActive, a local non-profit promoting medical cannabis use as part of a healthy lifestyle, organized the state’s first 5K cannabis-themed road race to help veterans and their families understand post-traumatic stress disorder and how to treat it.

common bond

Common Bond: Connecting Ideas with Investors

Part incubator and part back-end business services provider, Common Bond Collaborative is a company based out of Tampa, Florida, aimed at helping entrepreneurs with great ideas build their businesses and connect with the right investors.