College Of Cannabis Opens In Tampa As Vote On Medical Marijuana Looms

FLORIDA: On the first day of class at cannabis college, the professor gave a quick survey of a long history: from a Chinese emperor’s writings on hemp to the founding of High Times magazine.

But the students gathered in a red-carpeted meeting room of a Residence Inn didn’t perk up until the lecture turned to botany, the foundation for cultivating medical marijuana — and, perhaps, making money. [Read more…]

Florida Medical Marijuana Proposal To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

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. [Read more…]