For former House Speaker Jon Mills, crafting a constitutional amendment that would allow doctors to order pot for extremely ill patients was an opportunity for the onetime University of Florida law-school dean to flex his legal know-how.
Law will allow some residents to use low-potency pot for epilepsy and cancer treatment
Gambling mogul and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson has spent $2.5 million to oppose Florida’s medical marijuana ballot initiative, according to filings reviewed by the Tampa Bay Times.
In November Florida voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal use. But right now there is a provision in Florida law that allows the use of medical marijuana for certain patients.
The campaign is on to defeat the medical marijuana initiative that will be on the November ballot as Amendment 2.
On Friday, the Florida State Senate passed a bill that will legalize the use of low-THC marijuana to treat patients with epilepsy and cancer. Governor Rick Scott is expected to sign the bill into law soon.
The Florida Sheriff’s Association is set to make a large push against the legalization of marijuana. Voters will decide on the legalization of medical marijuana in November.
A Lakeland High School student is at odds with her school over an article on medical marijuana that she wants to write and include in a school publication.
The US Supreme Court Monday declined to review a lower court ruling that found Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) plan to randomly drug test state employees unconstitutional.
Marijuana on the ballot boosts voter turnout, but that may not help many Democrats this year.