Marijuana

Pound O' Pot Found In Barbie BoxA pound of pot was found stuffed a Barbie box during a traffic stop on Florida's west coast.
State Moves Forward With Medical Pot Despite ChallengesDespite mounting license challenges, Florida health officials are holding to a deadline for the state's first medical marijuana businesses to seek permission to begin growing non-euphoric cannabis.
Is Marijuana Addictive?Marijuana (also known as some slang terms like weed, herb, grass, and ganja) is dry shredded leaves from the Cannabis sativa or hemp plant.
Lawmakers Look At Medical Marijuana BillA Senate panel is taking up a bill this week that would allow terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana.
Pot Proposals For Terminally Ill Push ForwardMeasures that would legalize full-strength medical marijuana for terminally ill patients received preliminary approval from House and Senate committees Tuesday, but not before one version underwent a major change that could have a dramatic impact on the state's current cannabis law.
Broward Reaches Unanimous Vote To Lower Pot Possession PenaltyBroward County has approved an ordinance Tuesday to reduce the penalty for pot possession to a civil fine.
Attorney General Won't Ask Court To Block Pot MeasureFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi says she will not fight a measure to legalize medical marijuana.
Proposed Pot Possession Change Clears 1st Hurdle In Broward Broward County took the first step towards changing marijuana possession laws Tuesday after commissioners approved an ordinance to allow law enforcement the option of issuing a citation to someone found to have 20 grams or less of marijuana.
Race Matters: A Look Inside Broward Pot ArrestsOn Tuesday, Broward County Commissioners will consider an ordinance allowing police and sheriff's deputies the option of issuing a ticket to individuals caught with a small amount of marijuana rather than formally arresting them.
Coast Guard Miami Beach Offloads Millions In Pot & CocaineNearly $12 million in drugs seized at sea by the Coast Guard was offloaded at their Miami Beach base Friday morning.
State Panel Prepares To Move Forward With Medical PotState health officials have named the three members of a panel that will choose five nurseries to be Florida's first legal pot growers, setting in motion the final stages of the drawn-out process to get Florida's new medical-marijuana industry off the ground.
U.S. Customs Seizes 100 Pounds Of Pot At MIAThe keen-eyed Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport seized 100 pounds of pot hidden inside large fiberglass decorative boxes.

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