In response to Jim DeFede’s Race Matters series, Broward County has recently announced that they too will consider civil citations as another alternative for police officers to use when dealing with people who possess small amounts of marijuana.
In response to Jim DeFede’s series titled Race Matters: Policing By The Numbers, reaction was quick and widespread.
Broward County commissioners unanimously passed a plan to draft an ordinance to lessen penalties for minor pot possession Tuesday afternoon.
A 39-year-old Broward preschool teacher is no longer working with students after she admitted to being part of a conspiracy that smuggled massive amounts of pot into Palm Beach County.
Coast Guard officials in Miami Beach offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on Friday.
Miami-Dade County’s government took a step closer Wednesday to providing an alternative to arresting people caught with small amounts of marijuana.
Miami-Dade is considering a change in their pot punishment. County commissioners will take an initial vote next week on a proposal that would allow police officers to fine someone caught carrying a misdemeanor amount of marijuana instead of arresting them.
A judge’s decision may mean patients could have access to non-euphoric pot products by the end of the year.
A Florida principal is under arrest after she was found partially clothed with a student in a marijuana-filled car.
The supporters of a broader medical marijuana law in the state of Florida are promising to return to the ballot next year after apparently failing in the Legislature.