Court Approves Medical Marijuana Vote In Florida

The 4-3 decision is a victory for personal injury lawyer John Morgan, who spent $4 million on a medical marijuana petition drive, and a defeat for Attorney General Pam Bondi, who fought to keep the question off the ballot.

FLORIDA:  A proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana will go before Florida voters in November after the state Supreme Court narrowly approved the ballot language Monday. The 4-3 decision is a victory for personal injury lawyer John Morgan, who spent $4 million on a medical marijuana petition drive, and a defeat Read the full article…

Fla. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Medical Marijuana

Attorney General Pam Bondi, House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz want the court to keep the initiative off the ballot. The justices will listen to both sides Thursday.

FLORIDA:   The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a proposed constitutional amendment to allow marijuana use for medical reasons should be on the ballot next year. Attorney General Pam Bondi, House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz want the court to keep the initiative off the ballot. The justices will listen Read the full article…

Fla. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Medical Marijuana

Attorney General Pam Bondi, House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz want the court to keep the initiative off the ballot. The justices will listen to both sides Thursday.

FLORIDA:   The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a proposed constitutional amendment to allow marijuana use for medical reasons should be on the ballot next year. Attorney General Pam Bondi, House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz want the court to keep the initiative off the ballot. The justices will listen Read the full article…

Florida Supreme Court Faces Sharp Divide Over Medical Marijuana

The Florida Supreme Court will try to sort through the conflicting arguments during a hearing Dec. 5, a key step in deciding whether voters will see the issue next fall.

FLORIDA: To supporters, the wording of a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida is clear. “The proposed medical marijuana amendment poses a single and unified question to Florida voters,” attorneys for a group backing the measure said in a legal brief Friday. “Should an individual with a debilitating disease or medical condition, who Read the full article…

Florida Legislators Late To The Medical Marijuana Game

Weatherford and Gaetz — like Florida legislative leaders have many times in the past — ceded the debate of a difficult social and political issue to the public realm.

FLORIDA: Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz have joined the debate over medical marijuana. But they might be too late. The legislative leaders recently joined Attorney General Pam Bondi in challenging the ballot language of a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Floridians to use marijuana for medical reasons.   Bondi has Read the full article…