Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz: Stop punishing cannabis industry. Remove 280E from tax code.

Guest op-ed: "How many American lives could we save, if we simply started treating the marijuana industry and canna-businesses fairly?" By Matt Gaetz, Guest Commentary In 1981, a Tax Court judge ruled on tax deductions taken by Mr. Jeff Edmonson, a man with a unique business: the large-scale distribution of drugs. For the tax year [...]

University of Florida to study medical cannabis as opioid alternative

On the same day that President Donald Trump labeled opioid-related deaths a “national health emergency,” word spread that the University of Florida Health will study the medical benefits of cannabis as a possible alternative to the narcotic. The school’s doctors will also study MMJ’s benefits for HIV patients. The five-year study is being funded by a [...]