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Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States with Medical Marijuana
6 years ago

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States with Medical Marijuana

A recent study by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that states with legalized medical marijuana have fewer painkiller deaths resulting from opioid analgesic overdoses …
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Bonita Springs Considers Regulations Part 1: Smoking Ban Modeled After County Open Container Law
6 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
6 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
6 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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Bonita Springs Council Unanimously Votes to Draft Medical Cannabis Regulations
6 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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County Commissioners and Municipalities in Brevard County, Florida Begin to Regulate Cannabis Part 1
6 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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Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 3: The Semblers and the Rest of Drug Free Florida Committee’s Backers
6 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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Recent News About Marijuana In Florida
6 years ago

Recent News About Marijuana In Florida

Florida is one of the hotbed states for marijuana news these days. With a vote coming up in the state legislature in two months to legalize medical marijuana in the …
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GROWER CHALLENGES POT RULE
6 years ago

GROWER CHALLENGES POT RULE

By DARA KAM

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA 

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 15, 2014………. Almost before the ink was dry, the state’s largest nursery is protesting a rule floated by …
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New Poll Shows Amendment 2 May Not Have Enough Support to Pass
6 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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