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Cannabis Exhibit at the Florida State Capitol

TALLAHASSEE, FL - On January 20, 2016 cannabis organizations, artists, and industry professionals, including medical practitioners from around the state, will be hosting the first-of-its-kind Cannabis Exhibit on the Second Floor Rotunda at the Florida State Capitol.

The Cannabis Exhibit “Cannabis 101” will occupy over 70 ft. of creative space. Visitors to the Capitol will peruse exhibits dedicated to all things cannabis. There will be ample cannabis educational items, including hemp building materials and cannabis inspired art. Pioneers of the cannabis movement will be on hand to answer questions and participate in lively Cannabis discussions. Cannabis 101 is challenging the stereotypes associated with cannabis, by providing educational exhibits on the medicinal, industrial and the sustainable potential of the whole plant. 

Partners in Cannabis 101 include The Florida Cannabis Action Network, Art 420, LLC; Florida Hemp Processing, LLC; The Florida Hemp Alliance; and Josephine Cannella-Krehl, MSW, LCSW. Additional displays and exhibits are being provided by Patients Out of Time, Mary’s Nutraceuticals, Doc Bronner’s All-One Natural Products, Veterans United and National Hemp. Org as well as resources on adolescent drug education provided by the Drug Policy Alliance. 

 “My Sicilian relatives made teas and tinctures from this plant at home and everyone benefited from it. Sensible cannabis policies cannot be put into place until lawmakers are equipped with accurate information about this plant.” said Josephine Cannella-Krehl, MSW, LCSW.

Cannabis 101 aims to provide a primer for lawmakers who are engaged in crafting legislation. Five sets of bills have been introduced and are currently working through the process. This event will allow public opinion to be heard while providing an opportunity to educate legislators.

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