Here’s What’s New In Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment

Medical marijuana is close to being back in the hands of Florida voters, but this time the amendment has new wording.

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana is close to being back in the hands of Florida voters, but this time around, the amendment has new wording. Here’s what’s new, according to Ben Pollara, campaign manager of medical marijuana organization United for Care: The original amendment allowed five medical marijuana patients per caregiver, but now it says the Department Read the full article…

Florida May Expand Medical-Marijuana Law

Florida may expand the medical marijuana rules allowing for medicine with THC.

FLORIDA:  Floridians can anticipate the Legislature to ponder expanding the state’s new health-related marijuana law to enable for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers could possibly 1st wait to carry out the statute the state currently has. Final year the Legislature authorized a law that makes it possible for non-euphoric marijuana for Read the full article…

Flurry Of Petitions Propel Medical Marijuana Toward Florida Ballot

"We have collected close to 900,000 and by Monday or Tuesday of next week, we should be close to 1 million,'' said Ben Pollara, campaign director for United for Care said Thursday. "We are going to make it.''

FLORIDA:  Buoyed by a last-minute flood of signatures, the group pushing to legalize medical marijuana in Florida says it now has enough petitions to force a vote in November. Elections officials are scrambling to see if that is true. “We have collected close to 900,000 and by Monday or Tuesday of next week, we should Read the full article…

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Hold Another Day Of Action

Last week, organizers said they gathered close to 100,000 petitions. But supporters want to get additional signatures since it's likely some of the petitions will be invalid. Petitions must be signed by registered voters.

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana supporters are planning to be out in force this weekend. Those pushing to place a constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot have planned their second “Day of Action” on Saturday. It’s part of an ongoing effort to gather the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to put the amendment before voters. United for Care plans to Read the full article…

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Hold Another Day Of Action

Last week, organizers said they gathered close to 100,000 petitions. But supporters want to get additional signatures since it's likely some of the petitions will be invalid. Petitions must be signed by registered voters.

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana supporters are planning to be out in force this weekend. Those pushing to place a constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot have planned their second “Day of Action” on Saturday. It’s part of an ongoing effort to gather the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to put the amendment before voters. United for Care plans to Read the full article…

Groups Gathering Signatures To Legalize Medical Marijuana

"Legalization of medical marijuana is a no-brainer"

FLORIDA:  You may have seen some petitions around town over the last few weeks. You may have even signed one. They’re part of a big push to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. If that effort pays off, you’ll be voting on the issue a year from now. You’ll see them wearing these shirts that say Read the full article…

Florida Medical Marijuana Proposal To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

United For Care announced they had obtained over 100,000 signatures in one month, which is more than enough to initiate the first step in getting the initiative on the 2014 ballot: a Supreme Court review of the proposal language.

FLORIDA: Thursday, organizers celebrated a big win for decriminalizing medical marijuana in Florida. United For Care announced they had obtained over 100,000 signatures in one month, which is more than enough to initiate the first step in getting the initiative on the 2014 ballot: a Supreme Court review of the proposal language.

Clash over medical marijuana fires up in Florida

FLORIDA – Michael Derigo arrived home from a trip to the grocery store June 25 to find half a dozen police cars surrounding his mobile home in Gibsonton. A neighbor had complained about his marijuana plants.

Clash over medical marijuana fires up in Florida

Pro-marijuana coalition poised for clash with opposition groups in Florida

FLORIDA – Michael Derigo arrived home from a trip to the grocery store June 25 to find half a dozen police cars surrounding his mobile home in Gibsonton. A neighbor had complained about his marijuana plants.