A lawsuit challenging a ban on Florida medical cannabis smoking has been given the approval to proceed, but one of the key players in the suit will have to drop out.
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Should Florida medical marijuana patients be allowed to smoke their medicine? That’s the question a Leon County Circuit Judge must decide.
PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 100 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Palm Beach at the Arcview Investor Forum next week to consider opportunities from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like format.
PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high-net worth investors from around the world, eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa for a two day “Shark Tank”-like pitch forum on Tuesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 20th, hosted exclusively for members of The Arcview Investor Network.
Orlando trial attorney John Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Florida over the state’s ban on medical cannabis smoking. As the chief financier of the push to legalize medical cannabis in Florida, Morgan has long threatened to sue the state if the legislature banned medical cannabis smoking.
Florida medical marijuana legislation has finally expanded the state’s medical marijuana program. On June 26, 2017, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law SB 8-A, a bill that expands the state’s program by adding cultivators and qualifying conditions.
With the Florida Legislature’s passage of a medical marijuana bill, Orlando trial attorney John Morgan has announced plans to sue the state over its medical marijuana smoking ban.
Orlando trial lawyer and Amendment 2 financier John Morgan is prepared to invest $100 million in Florida’s medical marijuana industry.
On May 10, 2017, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran joined a growing number of voices calling for the state legislature to convene a special session on medical marijuana so it can pass legislation regarding the program’s implementation and regulation.
John Morgan and Ben Pollara, two of Florida’s biggest medical marijuana advocates, are having a very messy and very public falling out over the Florida legislature’s failure to regulate the state’s medical marijuana program.
On Nov. 8, 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly voted to approve Amendment 2, a ballot amendment that will legalize medical marijuana in the state.
A debate in Florida revealed the fault lines in public opinion as the state prepares to vote on Amendment 2, a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana. The Oct. 18, 2016, debate in Orlando pitted Amendment 2 supporter John Morgan against drug-addiction expert Dr. Jessica Spencer, according to WTSP.com.
According to state campaign finance records, the trust of Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of Publix founder George Jenkins, has donated $800,000 to the Drug Free Florida Committee, the group responsible for defeating the 2014 effort to legalize medical marijuana.
In Florida, a constitutional ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in the state has officially garnered the number of signatures required to qualify for the 2016 ballot.
When Florida legalized low-thc medical marijuana for patients suffering from intractable seizures, many expected the drug would become available within the year.
The clock for Florida has finally running down, and unless a miracle happens by Friday, it looks like the voters will get the last say on the issue of medical marijuana.
While the rest of the country freezes, things are heating up in Florida as marijuana politics takes a sour turn.
Florida’s failure to pass medical marijuana was the biggest bummer of the 2014 midterm elections. Undeterred by the setback John Morgan, the more or less spokesperson/mascot for Amendment 2, promised to try again in 2016.
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.
Every two years, around this time of the month, the television airwaves become crowded with political ads. During this period I spend a great deal of time watching and critiquing such ads, partly because I cannot fast forward through commercials.
In less than two months Florida voters will be going to the polls to decide whether or not to approve a proposed ballot initiative, dubbed Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana. The ballot measure has enjoyed overwhelming support and stands to generate billions in economic activity.
They say sequels are never as good as the original. However, there are some exceptions like “Aliens,” “Terminator 2,” “The Empire Strikes Back”; and in this case, the sequel to the Florida medical marijuana debate.
In this digital age where cell-phones are everywhere, and where every phone has a camera, it is hard to have an embarrassing moment that isn’t captured on film. Of all people, public figures have to watch what they say because someone could always have the camera rolling.
On Thursday, August 28, 2014, residents of Lakeland, Florida, were treated to an insightful and thought provoking discussion panel about the pending ballot initiative in Florida which would legalize medical marijuana.