Tag Archives: medical marijuana

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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‘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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