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Robert Platshorn Raising Money To Educate Seniors About Cannabis
8 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 …
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Who is Behind the No On 2 Campaign? Part 1: Billionaire Sheldon Adelson
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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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Legislative Panel Questions Proposed Pot Rule

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 3, 2014……….A legislative panel that plays a key role in overseeing state agencies has joined the chorus of …
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Delray Beach Considering Delaying Implementation of SB 1030 and Amendment 2

Ordinance 23-14 is now being considered by the City Commission of Delray Beach, and if enacted, the new ordinance would amend the Land Development Regulations, establishing a 6 month building …
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Libertarian Attorney General Candidate Campaigning for Cannabis

Bill Wohlsifer is the Libertarian Party of Florida’s candidate for state Attorney General. Wohlsifer, a former Republican who joined the Libertarian Party after Ron Paul conceded the 2012 Republican presidential …
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No Low-THC Medical Cannabis Dispensaries for Northwest Florida?
8 years ago

No Low-THC Medical Cannabis Dispensaries for Northwest Florida?

The entire region of Northwest Florida may have trouble getting a nursery to grow, process, and distribute low-THC medical cannabis, because of a last minute amendment that …
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Florida’s Low-THC Cannabis Program Faces Hurdles: No Legal Seed Source in Sight
8 years ago

Florida’s Low-THC Cannabis Program Faces Hurdles: No Legal Seed Source in Sight

Another problem that will plague not just any universities which would try to research cultivation of low-THC cannabis, but also the 5 nurseries the Department of Health will select to …
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