Medical Marijuana Opponents In Florida Gain Money And Allies, Including Billionaire Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson cuts a $2.5 million check to bankroll the medical marijuana opposition efforts.

Opponents to a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida gained firepower Tuesday when campaign finance records showed that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson had cut a $2.5 million check to bankroll the opposition effort. Also Tuesday, a coalition led by the Florida Sheriffs Association announced it was launching a separate statewide campaign to Read the full article…

Charlie Crist On Medical Marijuana In Florida: 'I Will Vote For It'

"This is an issue of compassion, trusting doctors, and trusting the people of Florida," Crist said in a statement emailed to The Huffington Post. "I will vote for it."

FLORIDA:  Gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist (D) said he will vote for a November constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida. “This is an issue of compassion, trusting doctors, and trusting the people of Florida,” Crist said in a statement emailed to The Huffington Post. “I will vote for it.” Polls show the ballot Read the full article…