Medical pot measure goes up in smoke

November 5, 2014 | NEWS-PRESS

Floridians voted No on 2.

Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana failed by a vote of 57 percent yes and 43 percent no.

The race was close, as predicted, with the pro-amendment United for Care campaign failing to eke out a win by 3 percentage points.

Ordinarily, 57 percent of the vote would spell victory in any political campaign. But not when it’s a constitutional amendment. The measure must pass by 60 percent.

Read More



noon2adminMedical pot measure goes up in smoke