Pot

Marijuana being grown in an underground lab in Hialeah.  (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Judge Rules Children In Alleged Pot House Can Stay With Parents

A judge at the Juvenile Justice Center has ruled that two children who were found inside an alleged marijuana grow house during a raid this week could stay with their parents.

05/07/2014

Police are investigating what they believe to be an underground pot lab at a home in Miami. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Cops Bust Suspected Underground Pot Lab In SW Miami Dade

For the second time in two days, Miami-Dade police responded to an underground pot lab in the same Southwest Dade neighborhood.

05/06/2014

Luis Ramirez-Gonzalez and Yamile Gongar (Source: Miamidade.gov)

Pot Plants Found Growing In Covered Over Pool In SW Dade

Acting on a tip, narcotics detective found an underground marijuana grow operation behind a southwest Miami-Dade home. When detectives arrived at the home at 21964 S.W. 125 Avenue late Monday, they smelled marijuana and got a search warrant to check out the pool area behind the residence.

05/06/2014

Coast Guard officials offload $1.9 million worth of marijuana on Friday, May 2, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads $1.9M Worth Of Marijuana In Miami Beach

A major, high-seas marijuana seizure was offloaded Friday morning by the Coast Guard in Miami Beach.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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State Sheriff’s Assoc. To Begin Push Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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.

04/27/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Pot, Stadiums, Trauma All Trade Bait?

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.”

04/23/2014

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Senate Backs Pot Proposal Minus Governor’s Wish List

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.

04/23/2014

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Bill Clears First Hurdle In House

A bill that would legalize low-THC marijuana for medical use cleared its first hurdle in the Florida House.

03/05/2014

Marijuana (Source: David McNew/Getty Images)

Lobbyist Puts Professional, Personal Experience To Work For Medical Marijuana

Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.

03/03/2014

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Miami Senator’s Bill Would Allow Recreational Marijuana Use

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.

03/02/2014

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