Medical Marijuana Supporters Hold Day Of Action In Florida

Volunteers collected petitions from residents who wish to see the debate on marijuana's usage reach the November ballot.

FLORIDA:  Hundreds of medical marijuana supporters gathered across the state Saturday for what they called a day of action. Volunteers collected petitions from residents who wish to see the debate on marijuana’s usage reach the November ballot. The group has until Feb. 1 to gather about 700,000 signatures from Floridians wishing to see the issue come 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…

Green Party’s Henry Lawrence Running For Florida's House District 6

“It could be a serious revenue generator for the state of Florida,” he said.

FLORIDA: Fittingly, the only Green Party candidate for state House District 6 owns a landscape irrigation business. But while Henry Lawrence, of Panama City, earns his living making sure thirsty plants get enough to drink, his passion lies with supporting renewable energy and legalizing marijuana, for medical and recreational use. He’s one of several vying to Read the full article…

New Florida Poll: 82 Percent Of Voters Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Three initiatives, three chances to win marijuana legalization victories this year. But the stakes are high, and they go beyond 2014.

FLORIDA: If a medical marijuana initiative makes Florida’s ballot next year, it could pass with an astonishing 82 percent of the vote, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday that finds voters also favor outright legalization as well. Support for the proposed constitutional amendment is strong among voters of every political stripe, age and 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…

Miami Beach Backs Medical Marijuana; Is Florida Next?

The group People United for Medical Marijuana, which is backing a proposed constitutional amendment to make Florida the 20th pot-decriminalization state, hopes Tuesday’s Miami Beach vote reflects state sentiment.

FLORIDA: Miami Beach voters became the first in Florida to call for the decriminalization of marijuana for medical use in a Tuesday vote that gives a glimpse of statewide support for the issue. The 64-36 percent approval jibed with state and national polls that show medical-marijuana support approaching 60 percent or more.

FLA Governor Candidate Nan Rich Supports Medical Marijuana Question

and desperately need medically prescribed cannabis,” Rich said

FLORIDA: Nan Rich of Weston, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, said Friday she supports a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida. “I’ve seen the research, I’ve studied the issue, and I’ve met with patients who clearly benefit and desperately need medically prescribed cannabis,” Rich said in a statement.

FLA Governor Candidate Nan Rich Supports Medical Marijuana Question

and desperately need medically prescribed cannabis,” Rich said

FLORIDA: Nan Rich of Weston, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, said Friday she supports a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida. “I’ve seen the research, I’ve studied the issue, and I’ve met with patients who clearly benefit and desperately need medically prescribed cannabis,” Rich said in a statement.

Medical Marijuana Debate Draws 300 To Palm Beach State College

More than 300 people attended medical marijuana debate at Palm Beach State College.

FLORIDA: A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Florida would create a “tightly regulated system” to help sick people, an advocate said during a debate Wednesday, while an opponent argued the referendum would make Florida a place where “pretty much anybody with a pulse can get marijuana.”