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Florida Amendment 2

Florida's Medical Marijuana Proponents Should Prepare And Get Help For The Battle Ahead For Amendment 2

Gary Stein | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Gary Stein

It's interesting how you can find out what's really on someone's mind when they're under pressure. It happened to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, but if you blinked, you may have missed it. But this is something we cannot ignore.

Anyone Who Thinks Amendment 2 Was Made to Get Pot to Kids, Haven't Asked the Kids

Gary Stein | Posted 01.03.2015 | Miami
Gary Stein

Much as my kids hated me doing it, I decided to talk to my daughters' friends about their views on Amendment 2.

Amendment 2 Will Not Pass

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 12.27.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

If you're for Amendment 2 the best thing you could do is vote. If you're against Amendment 2, the best thing you could do is vote and then sit back and relax because the way Amendment 2 is trending it will not pass in Florida and here are the reasons why.

Medical Marijuana Helped Me Survive Cancer Treatment

Jeanette Bokland | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Jeanette Bokland

It didn't get me "high;" it made me feel halfway normal (as opposed to the prescriptions, which left me feeling drugged and weak). It gave me the strength to continue with chemotherapy when I had reached a point where I really couldn't tolerate it anymore.

Of Pain, People, Pot, Politics, Public Figures and Priorities, Part 2

Gary Stein | Posted 12.21.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

Cathy and Bob Jordan know this risk all too well. Cathy has been fighting ALS since 1986 and was confined to a wheelchair. Her husband, Bob, an Army veteran who had battled a medical system that can't help his wife, started to grow the plants in his home, strictly for his wife's use.

Of Pain, People, Pot, Politics, Public Figures, and Priorities -- Part 1

Gary Stein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

As Election Day approaches, the backers on both sides of the ballot initiative for legalizing Medical Marijuana in Florida, otherwise known as Amendment 2 are really getting fired up. It's a battle of wits, money, compassion, money, politics and money and of course, the people who are donating the money.

Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal in Florida?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 12.08.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

In less than one month, Florida will decide if medical marijuana should be legal. Amendment 2 on the ballot "allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician."

Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment: Forced Choices or Freedom to Treat?

Gary Stein | Posted 11.09.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

What would you do to save the life of someone you love? The same dilemma with different variations exists across Florida and the nation for families with children that have intractable epilepsy, MS, cancer and other disorders where relief is just one sane state and/or federal law away.

Group Suggests Medical Marijuana Will Lead To Date Rape By Pot Cookie

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

There's been a lot of chatter about Florida's upcoming vote on medical marijuana legalization bill, Amendment 2. But No On 2, a campaign partially...

Medical Marijuana in Florida -- Don't Expect a New California

Gary Stein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

I wholeheartedly agree with the legislators that are trying to create a Florida industry based on compassion. If this is to be Florida's industry, Floridians need to profit from it, not businesses from California, Colorado or Arizona.

Rick Scott Makes Insensitive Remark

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) told hundreds of Florida A&M University students marching at the governor's mansion, protesting his decision to call for t...

Marco Rubio Flexes Right-Wing Muscles By Headlining Anti-Gay Dinner

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

Sharing the marquee with groups like the Florida Family Policy Council and American Family Association and honoring men like Don Wildmon shows just where Rubio's views and "values" lie.

The Bigotry of Hope

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

You'd think if anyone would appreciate that civil rights are civil rights, it's black Americans. And that's what makes the support of some among them of such bigotry particularly appalling.

Florida Gay Marriage Ban too Close to Call

Judge David Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge David Young

Amendment 2 would make Florida one of the most backwards states in the country. This provision is certain to cause grief and suffering to thousands of couples, whether they're gay or not.

Members Are So Glad It's Looking Like Obama at GLAAD Happy Hour

Carol Anne Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Anne Burger

GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation held its second annual TGIF South Florida Friday evening happy hour event series at Georgie's A...