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Posts By Ed Quiggle, Jr.

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Amendment 2 Fails to Pass: Florida Only Reaches 57%
4 years ago

Amendment 2 Fails to Pass: Florida Only Reaches 57%

Voters in Florida rejected Amendment 2 by a narrow margin. While most voters (57%) supported Amendment 2, it did not get the required 60% of the vote to be approved. …
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Naples City Council Votes to Ban Medical Cannabis
4 years ago

Naples City Council Votes to Ban Medical Cannabis

The City of Naples may soon preemptively ban medical and recreational cannabis, making it the first municipality in the Sunshine State to try to prevent medical cannabis with an outright …
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Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 2: City Attorney Foresees Problems with Amendment 2
4 years ago

Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 2: City Attorney Foresees Problems with Amendment 2

In part 1 of this article we looked at the City of Bonita Springs and it’s City Council’s efforts to preemptively regulate medical cannabis we examined how the ban on …
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Florida League of Cities Urges Municipalities to Preemptively Regulate Medical Cannabis
4 years ago

Florida League of Cities Urges Municipalities to Preemptively Regulate Medical Cannabis

The Assistant General Counsel for the Florida League of Cities, Ryan G. Padgett, is advocating for Florida’s municipalities to preemptively regulate or ban medical cannabis before Amendment 2 is voted …
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No Low-THC Cannabis Access Without Amendment 2
4 years ago

No Low-THC Cannabis Access Without Amendment 2

Florida’s anti-Amendment 2 ads are so over-the-top that visitors from out of state, coming from states such as Ohio, which does not have medical cannabis, are calling the No On …
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Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 1: Smoking Ban Modeled After County Open Container Law
4 years ago

Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 1: Smoking Ban Modeled After County Open Container Law

Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 1: Smoking Ban Modeled After County Open Container Law

The ordinance to ban the smoking of medical cannabis in the City of Bonita Springs will …
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The Silver Tour Aims to Educate Florida’s Seniors About Medical Cannabis
4 years ago

The Silver Tour Aims to Educate Florida’s Seniors About Medical Cannabis

The Silver Tour Aims to Educate Florida’s Seniors About Medical Cannabis

Robert Platshorn is a pitchman, cannabis activist, a senior himself and former cannabis smuggler, who was once accused by …
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Former Governor Jeb Bush Speaks Out Against Amendment 2
4 years ago

Former Governor Jeb Bush Speaks Out Against Amendment 2

Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush has come out against Amendment 2,  joining a coalition of fellow Amendment 2 opponents such as the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Associated Builders …
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Brevard County Municipalities Begin to Regulate Cannabis Part 2: Titusville and West Melbourne
4 years ago

Brevard County Municipalities Begin to Regulate Cannabis Part 2: Titusville and West Melbourne

While Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Palm Shores, and Grant-Valkaria have all passed regulations which still allow medical dispensaries in some form, two municipalities in Brevard County are taking a different …
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Bonita Springs Council Unanimously Votes to Draft Medical Cannabis Regulations
4 years ago

Bonita Springs Council Unanimously Votes to Draft Medical Cannabis Regulations

The City of Bonita Spring, Florida is ready to regulate and restrict medical cannabis, even before Amendment 2 is voted on. The preemptive move to limit medical cannabis in Bonita …
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