Tag Archives: medical marijuana

‘Pot Predicament’ Forum Fuels Amendment 2 Debate

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 1:25 pm

A panel of four met to discuss Amendment 2 and medical marijuana at a Tuesday night forum on the University of Florida Campus. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and former Florida House Speaker John Mills dominated the forum as they debated each other about legislation language and the need for medical marijuana.

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Language on Medical Marijuana Amendment Fuels Debate

By on September 18th, 2014 | Last updated: September 18, 2014 at 9:28 am

The wording of Amendment 2 for the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida has sparked debate as the November vote approaches. John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan spoke at The Swamp Restaurant in support of the amendment.

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In The News: Gov. Scott Proposes School Budget Increase, Medical Marijuana to Appear on Florida Ballot, DREAM Act Student Invited to Capitol

By on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 11:50 am

Scott pitches $542 million school budget increase – Gov. Scott announced a school budget increase of more than $5 million, portions of which will help teachers transition to new a standards system and provide professional development for principals and assistant [...]

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In the News: Marijuana Hurdles, Rubio In South Korea, Latinos Plan Registration Drive, NSA Actions Illegal

By on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Florida House leaders add hurdle for parents seeking help from marijuana – In the debate to legalize a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that helps kids with seizures, legislators in the Florida House of Representatives are pushing for the motion to be [...]

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In the News: Florida Medical Marijuana Signatures, Two Tomato Hybrids, Increased Speed Limit Bill, New Execution Protocol

By on January 16th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Group says it has enough signatures to put medical marijuana on Florida ballot – United for Care announced Wednesday that it collected more than 1.1 million signatures from people in support of medical marijuana. Supporters hope to have a constitutional amendment [...]

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In the News: Marijuana Bill’s Leniency, Lottery Expects Record Sales, Governors Use BCS Game for Funding, Orlando Flights Canceled

By and on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Medical marijuana amendment has lenient ‘condition’ clause – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi argues that the proposed medical marijuana bill’s wording may turn Florida into one of the the more lenient states to recommend the drug. The “other conditions” loophole would [...]

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Medical Marijuana Debated In State Supreme Court, Bear Caught After Florida Woman Attacked, Jameis Winston Investigation Closed, Pilot Whales Stranded Off Coast

By on December 5th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court – The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today on a constitutional amendment that could place medical marijuana on the ballot in 2014. Justices heard arguments from both sides on the proposed ballot summary. Bear [...]

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On Florida’s Possible Path To Medical Marijuana Legalization

By on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 2, 2013 at 3:12 pm

More than 180,000 signatures have been collected by United for Care campaign in an effort to get medical marijuana on the 2014 general election ballot.

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Medical marijuana bill introduced in Florida House, Senate

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 6:53 pm

Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.

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In the News: Apple apologizes, voter purges, Libertarian candidate, missing UF student

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 28, 2012 at 10:40 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Maps application | Gainesville.com – Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized for the issues caused by its Maps application. He said the company is reworking the error-infested application. Issues like nonexistent locations or problematic directions [...]

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