Convicted Florida Murderer Given Permission to Use Medical Cannabis

In 1999, Miguel Valdes was convicted of beating and stabbing a man to death. Valdes, now out on parole, has suffered from schizophrenia for years. He was...

Florida Slow to Move Forward with Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana passed in Florida unanimously in last year’s elections. Approved by 72 percent of voters, patients of the Sunshine State eagerly anticipated using medical cannabis for...

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NO SMOKEABLE MARIJUANA

Florida is rapidly shaping up as a test case in whether the term “medical marijuana” necessarily includes actual herbaceous cannabis. On May 15, the state’s Health Department...

FLORIDA MOVES TO IMPLEMENT MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITHOUT LAWMAKERS INPUT

Florida voters overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana last election. Now what? The Florida Legislative session ended without a deal on medical marijuana. The biggest fights were over how many...

Miamians Throw “Medical Marijuana Party” With 50 Pounds of Weed, Get Arrested

Most sensible Americans these days believe in ending the War on Drugs. The facts are clear that low-level drug arrests ruin lives and tear families apart. Some...

Southern Attorney Plans To Spend Big to Help Legalize Medical Marijuana

John Morgan spent nearly $7 million pushing two statewide ballot initiatives to expand medical marijuana throughout the state of Florida. But that’s a drop in the bucket compared...

Florida Now Has Medical Marijuana. Now What?

The Florida Legislature will have its hands full the next several months determining regulations for Amendment 2, which, despite garnering 71 percent of voters’ approval, is a...

Amendment 2 Is Law – But Many Floridians Must Wait For Medical Marijuana

The passage of Amendment 2 by an overwhelming margin in November changed Florida’s constitution to allow more people to use higher-strength medical marijuana as of Tuesday. But...

Why Florida’s Marijuana Amendment Won’t Be Felt For Months

The expansion of who can use medical marijuana, known as Amendment 2, takes effect Tuesday. The constitutional amendment was approved by close to three quarters of Florida...
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Florida Prepares For Medical Marijuana Amendment On Tuesday

The constitutional Amendment 2, which is scheduled to be effective on Tuesday, has been approved by 71 percent of Florida voters. The medical marijuana amendment will allow...

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