Medical Marijuana Group Raises $770,000 To Get On Ballot

FLORIDA:  A group seeking to ask voters in 2016 to legalize medical marijuana raised more than $770,000 in July, buoyed by contributions from its leader, Orlando attorney John Morgan, according to a newly filed finance report. “People United for Medical Marijuana” raised $770,534 during the month and spent $756,419, as it tries to collect enough Read the full article…

Boomers Stand To Benefit Most From Medical Marijuana

FLORIDA:  Baby boomers are the group that stands to benefit most from medical marijuana, and their numbers may be key to whether Amendment 2 passes or fails, activists say. In addition, industry experts say boomers 50 and older will likely drive growth of medical marijuana revenue. The latest poll released Monday by Connecticut-based Quinnipiac University Read the full article…

Florida Supreme Court Faces Sharp Divide Over Medical Marijuana

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…

Medical marijuana group collects +100k petitions, slows drive until Florida Supreme Court rules

FLORIDA: A medical marijuana group says it has cleared its first major hurdle to get a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot: Collecting enough voter signatures to trigger Florida Supreme Court review of the initiative’s language.