Pot Back In Political Spotlight In FloridaVoters next November will almost certainly have the chance to again decide whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana, after narrowly rejecting an almost-identical proposal a year ago.
Family Ecstatic State Picks Med Pot Growers, Still Want More Change For Ailing SonA family is ecstatic that five Florida nurseries were chosen to grow medical marijuana in the state, but they fear it could be a little too late for their son if another change isn't made.
Medical Marijuana Industry Gets Off The GroundA select group of sick patients will now have access to non-euphoric medical marijuana after Florida health officials selected five "dispensing organizations" on Monday that can grow, process and distribute the special pot.
Florida’s Medical Marijuana Fails Those In NeedA new bill allowing medical marijuana in Florida appears to be making its way through the legislature but it may be too little to late, particularly for those who say they need it most.
Florida Lawmakers To Weigh In On Medical Marijuana BillsHouse and Senate panels are scheduled to consider two proposals allowing terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana, according to legislative calendars.
Cops Discover Home With 50 lbs Of Cannabis CandyA Miami man faces drug trafficking charges after police discovered him with dozens of pot push pops.
Medical Marijuana Arguments Set For DecemberThe Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments this December about a proposed 2016 ballot measure that would allow many patients throughout the state to legally use medical marijuana.
Senate Proposal Allowing Medical Marijuana For Terminally IllTwo key lawmakers have proposed allowing terminally ill patients a cannabis cure to help grapple with pain.
Medical Marijuana Group Has 1/3 Signatures NeededThe number of valid petition signatures submitted to the state for a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical-marijuana has soared to more than 220,000 --- nearly a third of the signatures needed to get the issue on the November 2016 ballot.
Medical Marijuana Group Collects $770KA group seeking to ask voters in 2016 to legalize medical marijuana raised more than $770,000 in July, buoyed by contributions from its leader, an Orlando attorney, according to a newly filed finance report.
Political Money Flows To CommitteesWith lawmakers largely sidelined because of a special legislative session, much of Florida's political money chase in June involved chunks of cash flowing to political committees and parties.
Law Firm Pours Money Into Medical Marijuana PushA political committee leading a renewed effort to pass a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana raised nearly $293,000 in June.