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Medical Marijuana Florida

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."

A Majority Of Florida Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

Florida residents don't just love medical marijuana, they support legalizing the recreational use of it, too. According to a Quinnipiac University...

Supporters Mobilize For Medical Marijuana Initiative

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

One of the hottest political campaigns of 2014 will kick into high gear this weekend as proponents of legalizing medical marijuana mobilize for a day ...

State Introduces Bills To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 10 (Reuters) - Florida state legislators introduced identical bills on Monday to legalize me...

First Medical Marijuana Class Opens In Florida, Features 'Professor Of Cannabis'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Florida’s first medical marijuana class launched Tuesday ahead of the state’s November vote on whether to legalize the substance for medical purpo...

State Supreme Court Approves Medical Marijuana Initiative To Go On November Ballot

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and...

Florida Medical Marijuana Campaign Reaches MAJOR Goal

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Supporters of a medical marijuana constitutional amendment in Florida say they have ...

Florida Lawmakers Move To Legalize Buzz-Free Marijuana Strain

Sun Sentinel | Susannah Bryan | Posted 03.11.2014 | Miami

A movement to legalize a strain of marijuana shown to stop seizures in children gained steam on Thursday, with Florida lawmakers vowing to move forwar...

Bondi Asks Court To Toss Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct 24 (Reuters) - Florida's attorney general told the state's high court on Thursday that suppor...

Big Win For Medical Pot In Florida

Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

Thursday, organizers celebrated a big win for decriminalizing medical marijuana in Florida. United For Care announced they had obtained over 100,00...

Why Medical Marijuana Might FINALLY Make The Florida Ballot

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 10.05.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- Michael Derigo arrived home from a trip to the grocery store June 25 to find half a dozen police cars surrounding his mobile home in Gibsonto...

Sell Two Of These? Lose The Right To Vote

Posted 06.18.2013 | Miami

Rick Scott's popularity is somehow on the upswing, according to a recent poll, despite a series of controversial laws he approved this month. In ad...

Good News For Man Caught Growing Pot For Sick Wife

Radley Balko | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Robert Jordan, the husband of Florida medical marijuana activist Cathy Jordan, will not face criminal charges for a February raid on the couple's home...

Florida's War On Bongs

Posted 04.02.2013 | Miami

Eighteen states and D.C. have passed medical marijuana legislation but in Florida, the "Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act" can't even get a hearing in...

State Medical Marijuana Push Gets Its Sugar Daddies

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., March 20 (Reuters) - Two top Democratic fundraisers in Florida have committed to providing the money ...

Florida's Best, Weirdest, And Worst Bills Of 2013

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.06.2013 | Miami

Tuesday in his opening day remarks for Florida's 2013 Legislative Session, House Speaker Will Weatherford asked state representatives, "Will we earn t...

Poll Shows Potential Trouble For Rick Scott On Marijuana

Miami Herald | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

As many as seven in 10 Florida voters support a state constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana - more than enough to ensure passage and p...

Are South Florida Seniors Key To Passing Medical Marijuana Bill?

Posted 03.15.2012 | Miami

When pot-progressive California added legalization to the ballot in 2010, voters didn’t let it pass. Whispers arose that seniors were the ones who k...