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

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…

Would Rick Scott Sign A Medical Marijuana Bill?

FLORIDA:  Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott. While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some forms of marijuana for medicinal use, the governor has refused to say whether he would sign a bill – even one favored Read the full article…