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Posts By Ed Quiggle, Jr.

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County Commissioners and Municipalities in Brevard County, Florida Begin to Regulate Cannabis Part 1
5 years ago

County Commissioners and Municipalities in Brevard County, Florida Begin to Regulate Cannabis Part 1

The Town of Palm Shores, the Town of Grant-Valkaria, the City of Cape Canaveral, the City of Cocoa Beach, and the City of Titusville are among the many municipalities of …
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Florida’s US Senators on Cannabis Policy: Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson
5 years ago

Florida’s US Senators on Cannabis Policy: Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson

While Florida’s Republican US Senator, Marco Rubio, has come out in favor of only low-THC medical cannabis and against Amendment 2, Florida’s other US Senator, Bill Nelson, a Democrat, has …
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Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 3: The Semblers and the Rest of Drug Free Florida Committee’s Backers
5 years ago

Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 3: The Semblers and the Rest of Drug Free Florida Committee’s Backers

Mel Sembler made the first contribution to the Drug Free Florida Committee back on March 17th with a donation of $100,000. Mel and Betty Sembler are the founders of the …
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New Poll Shows Amendment 2 May Not Have Enough Support to Pass
5 years ago

New Poll Shows Amendment 2 May Not Have Enough Support to Pass

A recent poll conducted by telephone survey, using landlines and cell phones, of 814 registered Florida voters shows Amendment 2 may not have the votes to be approved in November. …
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Robert Platshorn Raising Money To Educate Seniors About Cannabis
5 years ago

Robert Platshorn Raising Money To Educate Seniors About Cannabis

Robert Platshorn will be holding a fundraiser on September 11th to raise money for the Silver Tour, a live event to educate senior citizens about the benefits of medical cannabis …
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Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 1: Billionaire Sheldon Adelson
5 years ago

Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 1: Billionaire Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate and the 10th richest man in the world, according to Forbes, remains the single biggest donor opposing Amendment 2. In June Adelson donated $2.5 million to …
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Florida Medical Association Passes Resolution Opposing Medical Cannabis
5 years ago

Florida Medical Association Passes Resolution Opposing Medical Cannabis

The Florida Medical Association’s House of Delegates recently voted on a resolution that restated their opposition to medical cannabis, and declared their opposition to Amendment 2. Resolution 14-301 was unanimously …
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Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act Faces Uphill Battle in Congress
5 years ago

Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act Faces Uphill Battle in Congress

US Representative Scott Perry’s (R-PA 4) newly introduced HR 5226, the Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014, only has a 3% chance of passing according to the website GovTrack.us. …
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PA Congressman Introduces Bill To Legalize Medical Hemp and CBD at Federal Level
5 years ago

PA Congressman Introduces Bill To Legalize Medical Hemp and CBD at Federal Level

Congressman Scott Perry, a Repubican representing Pennsylvania’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, has introduced H.R. 5226, the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014,”a bill to …
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Boynton Beach City Commission To Consider Medical Cannabis Regulations

More cities and counties continue to begin drafting legislation to regulate medical cannabis dispensaries, even before Amendment 2 has been approved. It is not clear if these new regulations would …
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