As much as they dislike a ballot question that would let doctors write prescriptions for marijuana, Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork to implement the proposal, should voters approve it in November.
Members of Florida’s House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.
Backers of a non-euphoric strain of cannabis that helps reduce seizures in children aren’t giving up on a legislative fix, but the politics of pot could make their uphill battle even steeper.
Former CBS4 web producer Kimberley Chapin died over the weekend, according to her family, the result of an apparent epileptic seizure. She was 27 years old.