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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

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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

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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

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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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Democrats File Bills To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed bills (SB 962 and HB 859) to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

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Major Marijuana Operation Busted In Southwest Dade

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.

02/05/2014

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(Source: Sunrise Police Dept.)

“Weed Wax” Pot Has Authorities Worried

A new form of “pot” has been discovered in South Florida and police are worried.

11/25/2013

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Florida Legislative Leaders Fighting Medical Marijuana

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.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

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