medical marijuana

State News
6:12 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Despite Opponents' Quibbling, Support For Medical Marijuana High

A ballot measure on this November's ballot will decide whether medical marijuana comes to Florida.
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Experts say Floridians fed up with the war on drugs are driving broad support for medical marijuana in the state.  A third consecutive Quinnipiac University poll finds more than 80 percent of Floridians support physician-directed use of the drug.

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State News
4:24 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Florida's Proposed Medical Marijuana Rules Leave Questions Unanswered

The July 7 workshop began with standing room only.
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At a Department of Health workshop in Tallahassee today, hopeful marijuana growers, lobbyists and others voiced concerns about Florida’s proposed rules governing medical cannabis. By the beginning of next year, the state can select up to five growers authorized to supply non-high-inducing marijuana under the so-called “Charlotte’s Web” law.

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State News
6:26 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Gun-Related Measures, Voucher Expansion Bill Among Latest Signed Into Law

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Governor Rick Scott has signed close to 70 bills into law this week—most of them Friday. They include a slew of gun-related measures, a controversial voucher expansion bill, and a bill dealing with medical marijuana.

Charlotte's Web

Among the high profile bills the Governor has already signed includes a bill that would legalize a low strain of marijuana known as “Charlotte’s Web” to help treat seizures.

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State News
6:05 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

'Charlotte's Web,' Synthetic Drug Ban Among Bills Gov. Scott Signed Monday

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Governor Rick Scott signed three more bills into law Monday. It includes a measure that bans six new additional synthetic drugs as part of Attorney General’s Pam Bondi’s war on synthetic drug abuse. Bondi’s spokeswoman Jenn Meale says it now makes it a third degree felony to possess or sell those substances.

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State News
8:11 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

'Marijuana Business Startup' Workshop Starts Tour In Mainly Florida Cities

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Want to learn about starting up your own Marijuana business? Well, there’s a seminar coming to a city near you over the next couple months.  It’s offered by the Cannabis Career Institute, which according to its website, is America’s first and premier marijuana business training center.

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