On May 2, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper participated in the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and had the chance to briefly discuss recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado.
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On April 4, 2016, the Florida Department of Health approved San Felasco Nurseries as a medical marijuana dispensing organization.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday, March 25, that will allow terminally ill patients to access medical cannabis to ease their suffering.
Florida has not been especially friendly to marijuana, and the process of legalizing medical marijuana has been nothing if not a long, uphill battle. This hasn’t deterred supporters though.
It is not exactly a secret that medical marijuana proponents in Florida are going to continue their campaign for cannabis reform.
Florida patients and investors nationwide were disappointed when Florida narrowly rejected Amendment 2, which would have legalized medical marijuana in Florida.
It is a sad day for Florida voters and patients alike as the bill to legalize medical marijuana in the state has gone down in defeat.
Nancy Reagan told the country to “Just say no” to drugs way back in 1988. Many people in the United States have been taking issue with saying no to one of the drugs on the list, especially for medical purposes. Voters in state elections from coast to coast have been legalizing marijuana for medical purposes since before the turn of the millennium. Now, the democratic marijuana mania has spread to the Sunshine State.
A medical marijuana bill in Florida is on the brink of passing, as is a medical marijuana bill in Minnesota.
The Miami Herald reported on May 1, 2014, that Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) will sign the low-THC “Charlotte’s Web” medical marijuana bill (SB 1030) that the Florida House passed in a landslide vote of 111-7. CBS Miami reports some who might have voted against the bill felt “their hearts were swayed by the stories of parents seeking to help children with severe epilepsy.” Even though the Senate also passed the Bill, the House made some changes that will require the Senate to vote again before the bill goes to Gov. Rick Scott.