When Florida voters go to the polls this November to cast their ballot on the legalization of medical marijuana, the state’s Sheriff’s Association wants them to vote no.
The volume on the fourth floor outside the House and Senate chambers is reaching a crescendo. Lobbyists are jockeying for positions in front of the chamber doors as lawmakers emerge for quick pow-wows. It’s all part of the last-minute frenzy as, in the words of powerful Sen. John Thrasher, “bills are dying.”
A proposal that would decriminalize a form of marijuana that could dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy is on its way to the Senate floor but lacks the elements Gov. Rick Scott says he wants.
A bill that would legalize low-THC marijuana for medical use cleared its first hurdle in the Florida House.
Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.
In the latest twist in a debate about legalizing marijuana in Florida, Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, filed a bill that would allow the recreational use of marijuana.
Two Democratic lawmakers have filed bills (SB 962 and HB 859) to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.
A major marijuana operation has been discovered in southwest Miami-Dade. Overnight police raided three homes believed to be used to grow the illegal weed.
A new form of “pot” has been discovered in South Florida and police are worried.
While public opinion continues to move towards the legalization of marijuana, Florida’s legislative leaders have come out against a push to allow the use of pot for medical reasons.