Amendment is not needed for medical marijuana

June 27, 2014 | FLORIDA TIMES-UNION If Floridians want a way to obtain medical marijuana safely and responsibly, they have one now. The Florida Legislature passed and Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that will provide marijuana in a safe and effective form. Charlotte’s Web, a marijuana strain low in the compound THC that gets users high, has been shown …

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Florida’s pot amendment smells like something stronger

June 24, 2014 | PALM BEACH POST The best headline off of Florida’s newly signed medical marijuana law, known as the “Charlotte’s Web” law, appeared on the Gawker web site last week: “Florida legalizes boring medical weed that doesn’t even get you high.” The new “Charlotte’s Web” law is exactly what it appears to be: A legal way for people …

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Amendment 2 Drops 18 Percent in Polls

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 16, 2014 Contact: Sarah Bascom, sarah@bascomllc.com, 850.294.6636 Amendment 2 Drops 18 Percent in Polls Tallahassee, Fla. – The Vote No on 2 Campaign today highlighted the recent poll that reported that 70 percent of Florida voters support a medical marijuana ballot initiative and shows an overall drop in support for Amendment 2. “When the Quinnipiac …

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Politifact: Framers Repeatedly Kept Amendment 2 Vague

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 13, 2014 Contact: Sarah Bascom, sarah@bascomllc.com, 850.294.6636 Politifact: Framers Repeatedly Kept Amendment 2 Vague Tallahassee, Fla. – The Vote No on 2 Campaign today highlighted Politifact’s examination of the “drug dealer” loophole and whether obtaining permission to be a caregiver is easy.  As written, Amendment 2 only contains one requirement to become a caregiver – …

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Caregiver claims by medical marijuana opponents aren’t on the books

June 12, 2014 | POLITIFACT Even with polls showing plenty of Floridians are ready to approve the medical marijuana amendment on the November ballot, opposition groups are aggressive about trying to swat down supporters’ arguments. One such group is Vote No On 2, which has dedicated a website to pointing out what it calls loopholes in the ballot measure. Among …

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Politics coloring medical marijuana debate

June 9, 2014 | ORLANDO SENTINEL One of the most dangerous things Florida could do right now is dismiss new reports out of Colorado as a 2014 remake of “Reefer Madness.” There are more emergency room visits by kids and adults sickened by marijuana-laced candy. There are cases of drugged driving. And there’s the story of one man who bought …

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