Florida

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...
Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

The Florida Senate has voted 36-3 to legalize the “Charlotte’s Web” strain of medical marijuana.  The low-THC strain has become popular n medical marijuana states such as Colorado, prompting...
Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Florida Surgeon General Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Medical marijuana has made huge strides in Florida, gaining support from over 70% of potential voters.  Unfortunately, the state’s surgeon general is not one of them.  On Monday, he...
Medical Marijuana Bills Introduced in Florida

Medical Marijuana Bills Introduced in Florida

On Monday, two Florida lawmakers introduced identical bills to legalize medical marijuana in the 2014 legislative session.  Senators Joe Saunders and Jeff Clemens introduced the bills that would pre-empt...
Floridians Will Vote on Medical Marijuana Measure

Floridians Will Vote on Medical Marijuana Measure

On Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved the ballot language for a medical marijuana bill that will, as a result, appear on the November election ballot. The Supreme Court...
Florida Medical Marijuana Activists Close to Getting Initiative on Ballot

Florida Medical Marijuana Activists Close to Getting Initiative on Ballot

According to activists supporting People United for Medical Marijuana in Florida, the group expects to submit enough voter signatures this week in order to have the issue qualify for...
Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court held a hearing on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine whether the ballot language is constitutional.  The constitutionality of the ballot language,...