Tag Archives: medical marijuana

Florida: Pot Strain Likely Available Later This Year

By on May 27th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 6:24 pm

Florida officials predict a strain of marijuana, known as Charlotte’s Web, will be available for medical purposes later this year. The Department of Health released a statement that said they are moving quickly to allow access to it.

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UF Football Player Arrested, FAMU Hazing Trial Continues, Search For Missing Boy, Medical Marijuana Decisions

By on April 20th, 2015 | Last updated: April 20, 2015 at 10:53 am

UF Football Player Arrested for Armed Robbery – University of Florida cornerback J.C. Jackson was arrested Saturday afternoon for his alleged roll in an armed robbery at a Gainesville apartment complex. Ocala Star-Banner FAMU fatal hazing trial continues against 3 […]

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In The News: Low Stone Crab Harvest, Income Tax Deadline Today, Stripper School Shut Down, Proposed Medical Marijuana Changes

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 2:27 pm

Pinched for claws: Another modest stone crab harvest has scientists worried about future – With a month left in stone crab harvesting season, lower populations are to blame for increased prices. A small-sized portion of the crab can set a […]

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Questions Raised About Proposed Pot Rule

By on March 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: March 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 27, 2015 — A lawyer for the Legislature is questioning the Department of Health’s proposed medical-marijuana rule, slated for a public vetting on Monday. The top lawyer for the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee raised concerns this […]

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In The News: Medical Marijuana Legislation, BP Oil Spill, Charter Schools, Robert Corchado Sentencing

By on January 16th, 2015 | Last updated: January 16, 2015 at 10:50 am

Dept. of Health proposes selection committee to award Charlotte’s Web licenses – In advance of its Feb. 4 medical marijuana policy meeting, the Department of Health drafted a proposal of how to implement the Charlotte’s Web law. The draft lays […]

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Amendment 2 Revised for 2016 Elections

By and on January 14th, 2015 | Last updated: January 14, 2015 at 7:02 pm

University of Florida law professor Jon Mills talks about his assisting with revising Amendment 2 in preparation for the 2016 elections.

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Crohn’s Disease Patient Still Looking For Answers After Amendment 2 Fails

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Amendment 2 failed in Florida by a narrow margin, resulting in outrage from the bill’s supporters. A student who suffers from Crohn’s disease gives his perspective on the use of marijuana for medical purposes in the wake of continued debate.

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Amendment 2 Fails: Medical Marijuana Remains Illegal In Florida

By on November 5th, 2014 | Last updated: November 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Amendment 2 was rejected by voters after it received 57 percent of the required 60 percent to pass.

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Senior Voters Divided On Amendment 2

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Without enough support from senior voters, Amendment 2 will struggle to pass on election day.

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In the News: New Cancer Treatment, Seniors Support Medical Marijuana, Scott’s Campaign Contribution, UF Negotiates Energy

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 10:04 am

Proton accelerator arrives at Orlando Health – The 58-ton proton accelerator delivers radiation to cancerous tumors and is a more precise treatment than the traditional x-ray techniques. The $25 million project was lifted by crane over the weekend and is […]

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