Second Time a Charm for Medical Marijuana?...

Oct 2, 2016

There are several constitutional amendments on the November ballot. One of them, Amendment 2—Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions—is a retread from the 2014 election. Two years ago, the slightly different version of...

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Medical Marijuana in Florida: Where Are We?...

Mar 27, 2016

Two years ago, the medical marijuana constitutional amendment was on the ballot. Even though a majority of Florida voters supported it—58 percent—it failed to meet the 60 percent threshold needed for passage. There was...

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Rhetoric or Sincerity on Medical Marijuana...

Nov 23, 2014

One of the big stories to come out of the recent elections was the medical marijuana amendment failing to reach the 60 percent needed for passage. To hear the pundits, opponents and media tell...

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Medical Marijuana: Floridians Focus on the Suffering, Not the Politics...

Feb 1, 2014

It’s been a long, hard road, but proponents of the citizens’ initiative to place medical marijuana on the Florida ballot in November got some good news. The Florida Supreme Court, on a close 4-3...

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The Language Is Clear, but Opponents’ Motive Is Smoky...

Nov 26, 2013

According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, Floridians support legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes by a whopping 82-16 margin, crossing all party lines. Frustrated by decades of inaction by the Florida Legislature, citizens have taken...

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