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Medical Marijuana Doctor Issuing Recommendations for Patients Near Tampa, St. Petersburg and All of Florida
As the Federal government aims to reduce opioid abuse and overdose, the Drug Enforcement Administration has announced lower quotas for opioid production. In a similar vein, the DEA has recommended higher production quotes for cannabis that is used for Federal research purposes.
A study released April 1, 2017, found an association between medical marijuana policies and reductions in opioid-pain-reliever hospitalizations. It also found no association between medical marijuana policies and marijuana-related hospitalizations.
Dozens of Tampa Bay residents crowded the St. Petersburg Museum of History on Tuesday to learn more about the benefits of medical marijuana. The discussion, which touched on the history of medical cannabis and a breakdown of Amendment 2, was led by Cleveland Clinic-trained physician and founder of Access Marijuana RX (AMRX), Lora L. Brown, MD.
With the expansion of Florida’s medical marijuana law taking effect, St. Petersburg-based physician and founder of Access Marijuana RX, 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.