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Medical Marijuana Doctor Issuing Recommendations for Patients Near Tampa, St. Petersburg and All of Florida

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April 26, 2018
Residents of the Tampa-St. Petersburg area who have been exposed to such scarring events as crime, violence, abuse, assault or warfare often repeat these traumas again through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. This psychological affliction can impact an individual’s quality of life and... Read More
April 18, 2018
Chronic pain is a lasting condition that goes beyond the discomfort of a routine cut or strain. Unlike the average scrape or bruise, in which mild discomfort tend to only be temporary, people who suffer from chronic pain can experience excruciating throbbing and aching that can last for an... Read More
March 28, 2018
As an adult in your 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s or beyond, you may have certain health issues that are related to your age. Medical marijuana can be particularly beneficial in relieving the symptoms and side effects of these types of health conditions, which include:
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • ...
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    February 19, 2018
    In November of 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the state constitution that would greatly expand legal access to medical marijuana in the state. In the summer of 2017, the state legislature passed the laws necessary to implement the will of the voters, and so medical... Read More
    January 31, 2018
    The history of marijuana is extensive. It reaches far back into world history. And for much of that history, marijuana was used for a variety of ailments, diseases and illnesses. Please take our quiz to learn more. Ready to find out if your health condition qualifies for medical marijuana in... Read More
    January 03, 2018
    Tetra Health Care clinics, a California-based chain, is closing five of the six clinics it opened six months ago in Florida. Locations of closed clinics are Tampa, Clearwater, Winter Park and Brandon. A single Tampa clinic remains open. If you are a Tetra patient and you are concerned about the... Read More
    December 18, 2017
    Walking into a dispensary for the first time can be overwhelming. Sativa, indica, hybrid – what's the difference? These terms refer to species of the plant cannabis. In the past, these terms were a way of categorizing the characteristics of the plant, where it grew and how it grew. Today, we know... Read More
    December 05, 2017
    If you've decided to find effective relief of painful symptoms, medical marijuana in Florida may be something you are considering. Make 2018 the year you alleviate your symptoms. Below are some of the basics you may want to keep in mind as you plan ahead. Will my condition be covered? Only certain... Read More
    November 27, 2017
    With the growing number of medical marijuana physicians in Florida, how do I choose the right one for me, you may wonder. Your medical marijuana doctor should provide a comprehensive evaluation, clearly explain your eligibility, and guide you through all aspects of obtaining and using medical... Read More
    November 17, 2017
    People with certain health conditions in Florida are now eligible for medical marijuana. In the St. Petersburg and Tampa areas, Dr. Lora Brown is approved by the state to make marijuana recommendations. If she determines you are qualified, she will enter you into the state's database, and help... Read More

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