People United For Medical Marijuana

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Political Money Flows To Committees

With 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.

07/13/2015

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Firm Pours Money Into Medical Marijuana Push

A political committee leading a renewed effort to pass a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana raised nearly $293,000 in June.

07/13/2015

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Heavy Support For Medical Marijuana

Five months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday.

04/06/2015

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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

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Pro-Medical Marijuana Group Gets Fundraising Boost

Amid signs that public support could be fading, a political committee seeking to legalize medical marijuana received a fundraising boost early this month.

10/20/2014

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Groups Take To The Air To Battle Medical Marijuana Amendment

Groups battling over a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state spent nearly $1.9 million in mid-September on advertising-related costs.

09/30/2014

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Facing South Florida: Medical Marijuana

On this week’s Facing South Florida, host Jim Defede sits down with two of the bigger players in the medical marijuana initiative.

09/30/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Morgan Says Big Money Lined Up For Pot Campaign

Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan said he has pledges of up to $6 million — not including his own substantial checkbook — to back a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters in November that would allow doctors to order marijuana for patients with debilitating illnesses.

07/14/2014

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Fla. House Committee To Hold Workshop On Medical Marijuana

Florida may be the next state to jump on the medical marijuana bandwagon. Florida’s Republican-led Legislature has agreed to hear a bill, sponsored by state Representative Katie Edwards from Plantation, to allow medical distribution of the specialty strain, known as Charlotte’s Web.

01/05/2014

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High Court Slates Medical Marijuana Arguments For December

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 5 about whether a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana should go before voters in 2014.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

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