Platinum Highlife Tours: Luxury Travel For 6.7 Billon Cannabis Market

Pot Tourism Riding High

FLORIDA: ML Capital Group,  has announced the launch of Platinum High Life Tours, a luxury tour operator serving the burgeoning $6.7 billion global cannabis market. Today’s announcement comes just 10 days after the Company announced a strategic acquisition to take a 25% interest in  Colorado Highlife Tours, with the option of acquiring an additional 24% percent stake in Read the full article…

Largest U.S. Banks Host Accounts for Marijuana Businesses, Says American Banker

banks and marijuana money...closer than they say

FLORIDA: A recent study commissioned by industry journal American Banker reveals that the nation’s four largest banks have opened accounts for pot shops and marijuana-related businesses. Conducted by MRB Monitor, a firm that helps financial institutions identify the risks associated with the marijuana industry, the study examined public records in the state of Massachusetts and found that 34 Read the full article…

Recent Recreational And Legal Marijuana Expansions Boost Cannabis Related Travel Experiences

One of the fastest growing sectors in leisure travel appears to be the legal cannabis industry

FLORIDA: Cannabis companies are capitalizing on the overwhelming growth and demand throughout the industry, creating unique services and products that are producing significant revenue streams. One of the fastest growing sectors in leisure travel appears to be the legal cannabis industry that targets individuals who want to learn more about potential investment opportunities in the cannabis Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Soon To Be More Available To Floridians

Access Marijuana RX's Dr Lora Brown will take her mmj show on the road

FLORIDA: With the expansion of Florida’s medical marijuana law taking effect this month, St. Petersburg-based physician and founder of AccessMarijuanaRx, Lora L. Brown MD, will host mobile Compassionate Use medical marijuana clinics throughout the state for patients wanting relief from debilitating diseases or conditions as outlined by the newly passed amendment. Conditions that qualify for low-THC or medical cannabis prescriptions Read the full article…

Law Enforcement Backs Legalizing Marijuana In Florida

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana.

FLORIDA:  The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea. At the Collier County Library located off Airport Road, a small group gathered to discuss the benefits of recreational and medical marijuana. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana. They believe law Read the full article…

Florida Lawmakers Struggle With Medical Marijuana Bill

SB 460), sponsored by Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, that would allow marijuana for patients with terminal conditions.

FLORIDA: A Senate panel this week will take up a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana, as lawmakers continue to grapple with whether to go beyond a 2014 law that approved a limited form of cannabis. The Senate Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee is scheduled Thursday to take up the Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Advocates Hoping To Extend Use

"We cannot underestimate the role of physicians in making sure that patients can access medical marijuana," Secretary Murphy said.

FLORIDA: Calling the state’s issuance of five medical marijuana cultivation licenses inadequate, advocates for patients and nurseries are redoubling their efforts to expand the list of ailments that qualify for treatment with low-potency marijuana. A non-euphoric strain of marijuana popularly known as ‘Charlotte’s Web’ has been found to effectively treat patients suffering from a severe Read the full article…

These Parents Are Fighting To Give Pot To Their Kids

“You want to save your child. That’s your first and foremost instinct,”

FLORIDA: When Moriah Barnhart’s 2-year-old daughter Dahlia was attacked by intense tremors, fever and nausea in May 2013, she rushed the girl to a Tampa emergency room. A week later, after surgery for an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor, Dahlia couldn’t eat, walk or talk. Three weeks later, her left side partly paralyzed, Dahlia was Read the full article…

Florida Medical-Marijuana Applicants Foresee Stores, Door-To-Door Service

“We’re really strong financially," Hank said.  "We’ve received or have pledged to us more than $500,000.”

FLORIDA: Eight companies vying to become the first in Central Florida to produce medical marijuana are proposing a wide range of retail options, from one central dispensary with delivery services to more than a dozen retail stores. The Florida Department of Health is reviewing applications to decide which one will be licensed for the Central Read the full article…

Police Organization Wants Marijuana Legalized In Florida

FLORIDA: Ray Strack worked as a U.S. Customs special agent on JFK International Airport’s drug squad in New York during his 27-year career. He constantly busted people — two per day on average — who were attempting to smuggle narcotics into the country. But today, the now-retired Strack is working to get drugs legalized. As a Read the full article…