Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami and Broward County Vice Mayor Martin Kiar. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Broward County- Civil Citation

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.


Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Race Matters- Marijuana Arrests

In response to Jim DeFede’s series titled Race Matters: Policing By The Numbers, reaction was quick and widespread.


Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Broward Commissioners Take Up Pot Penalties

Broward County commissioners unanimously passed a plan to draft an ordinance to lessen penalties for minor pot possession Tuesday afternoon.


Tarakiki Dozier, 39, admitted to her role a pot smuggling scheme that brought 667 pounds of pot into Palm Beach County. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Broward Teacher Admits Role In Smuggling 667 Pounds Of Pot

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 offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on June 12, 2015. (Source: Twitter/USCGSoutheast)

$13.7M In Drugs Offloaded In Miami Beach

Coast Guard officials in Miami Beach offloaded $13.7 million worth of cocaine and marijuana on Friday.


Miami-Dade Police vehicle in a South Florida neighborhood. (Source: CBS4)

Dade Closer To Alternative For Marijuana Arrests

Miami-Dade County’s government took a step closer Wednesday to providing an alternative to arresting people caught with small amounts of marijuana.


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Dade Commission Considering Pot Punishment Change

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.


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Judge Clears Legal Web For Patients To Get Marijuana

A judge’s decision may mean patients could have access to non-euphoric pot products by the end of the year.


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Florida Principal Arrested In A Car With Student & Marijuana

A Florida principal is under arrest after she was found partially clothed with a student in a marijuana-filled car.


A closeup view of marijuana on a scale as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Supporters Vow Return To 2016 Ballots

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.