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Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails in Florida

Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails in Florida

Florida voters failed to get enough support to legalize recreational marijuana  by passing Amendment 2.  Because the medical marijuana proposal was an Amendment to the state’s constitution, 60% of...
Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

It’s election day and voters across the nation will have the opportunity to weigh in on a number of marijuana-related ballot issues.  Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC...
Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

A new poll conducted by Tampa Bay Times showed that only 48% of likely voters plan to vote in favor of Amendment 2 in Florida, which aims to legalize...
Medical Marijuana Opponents Launch Attack Ads in Florida

Medical Marijuana Opponents Launch Attack Ads in Florida

This week, Floridians may start seeing television ads opposing Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana.  Drug Free Florida is sponsoring the new ads, which cost $1.5 million. The...
Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Florida Medical Association, Florida’s largest physicians organization, has announced their opposition to an initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.  The group does not necessarily oppose all...
Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers...
Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

Florida Man Arrested For Assaulting Brother With Marijuana Plant

A Florida man has been arrested after using a marijuana plant as a weapon in a fight against his brother. The fight happened Saturday evening shortly after 31-year-old Rodney...
Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Florida voters will weigh in on a medical marijuana measure this November, but a little known loophole could allow patients to use medical marijuana already. The Florida Doctrine of...
Florida High-CBD Marijuana Bill Expanded to Include More Conditions

Florida High-CBD Marijuana Bill Expanded to Include More Conditions

Florida’s bill to legalize “Charlotte’s Web”– a high-CBD strain of marijuana– has been expanded to include patients suffering from a wider range of conditions.  Initially the legislation was created...
High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

On Friday, legislators in Florida voted to allow doctors to prescribe high-CBD strains of marijuana to patients suffering from epilepsy, cancer, and Lou Gherig’s disease. Governor Rick Scott has...