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Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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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(Source: Sunrise Police Dept.)

Sunrise Police Department Putting Out Alert On New Drugs

The Sunrise Police Department is putting out an alert about two new drugs they’ve uncovered.

11/26/2013

A bowl of medicinal marijuana is displayed in a booth at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo April 18, 2010 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Than 1.5M Would Be Eligible For Medical Marijuana

Nearly half a million Floridians could be getting a legitimate high if voters approve a constitutional amendment making medical marijuana legal.

CBS Miami–10/22/2013

A bowl of medicinal marijuana is displayed in a booth at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo April 18, 2010 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prominent Fla. Attorney Bankrolling Pot Measure

Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia now have laws legalizing marijuana in some form and a prominent Florida attorney is working hard to legalize marijuana for medical use in the Sunshine State as well.

CBS Miami–10/11/2013

A bale of marijuana disguised as brown sugar found floating in the Atlantic Ocean. (Source: FWC)

FWC Catching Square Grouper In The Atlantic

It must be square grouper season in the Atlantic Ocean. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, along with other law enforcement agencies, have been searching for bales of marijuana that have been floating in the Atlantic.

CBS4–10/19/2012

75 bundles of marijuana were found in burlap sacks that washed ashore Jupiter Beach on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. (Source: Jupiter Police Department)

$1 Million In Marijuana Washes Ashore S. Fla. Beach

More than 400 pounds of marijuana washed ashore a South Florida beach over the weekend.

CBS4–10/01/2012

One of four bales of marijuana that washed ashore Lauderdale-by-the-Sea on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. (Source: BSO)

School Of Square Grouper Wash Ashore Broward Beach

It wasn’t a whale or a manatee that washed ashore a Broward beach Friday morning but a handful of square groupers.

CBS4–09/14/2012

(Source: North Miami Beach Police Department) 180 pounds of pot worth $750,000 was found inside a marijuana grow house in North Miami Beach.

NMB Cop With Keen Sense Of Smell Busts House Of Pot

A North Miami Beach police officer with a keen sense of smell is responsible for the discovery of illegal marijuana grow house and one arrest.

CBS4–10/26/2011

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Florida Ranks #1 For Marijuana Grow Houses

Florida isn’t just the Sunshine State anymore. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Florida is the marijuana grow house capital of the U.S.

CBS4–06/16/2011