Medical Marijuana

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes said he won't support highway speeding cameras. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

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GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana Plan

Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.

01/26/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

State Names Medical Marijuana Rule-Makers

A 12 member panel, including five nurseries, will prepare to hash out rules on who can grow medical marijuana and how it will be distributed to patients.

01/16/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Draft Pot Rule Fleshes Out Requirements For Growers

A panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped rule released Thursday by the Florida Department of Health.

01/15/2015

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Florida Medical Marijuana Drive Resumes With Revised Measure

Proponents of medical marijuana began an encore campaign for legalization Friday, filing a rewritten ballot measure just two months after one narrowly failed to pass.

01/09/2015

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

More Delays For Medical Marijuana Industry In Florida

Lawmakers will have to sign off on a new rule to kick-start the state’s medical marijuana industry, meaning another likely delay in the law that was supposed to take full effect Thursday.

12/31/2014

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

Judge Strikes Down Pot Rule

An administrative law judge Friday struck down a rule proposed by health regulators as a framework for Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry, finding multiple flaws in the controversial rule challenged by the state’s largest nursery and other growers.

11/14/2014

A voter in Miami-Dade (Source: CBS4)

Voters Give Thumbs Down To Medical Pot, Thumbs Up To School Bond

The state’s hotly contested governor’s race was not the only issue that had South Florida voters going to the polls.

11/05/2014

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

Medical Marijuana Initiative Fails & Other Constitutional Amendments

Medical marijuana in the state of Florida will not become legal this election year. Florida voters have rejected the sale and distribution of medical marijuana in the state.

11/04/2014

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Seniors Could Be Key On Medical Marijuana In Florida

One of the more intriguing items on this year’s ballot could come down to the way that senior citizens vote.

11/02/2014

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