Medical Marijuana Initiative

  1. Charlotte's Web marijuana strain: Who will grow, dispense it?

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — The parents of RayAnn Moseley, the Pensacola child with intractable epilepsy whose story softened the hearts of reluctant lawmakers, are fighting a new battle: getting Charlotte's Web to Florida.

    Peyton and Holley Moseley and their children, from left, Presley, 7, RayAnn, 11, and Gabby, 5, pose for a photo in Gulf Breeze.
  2. Florida holds first hearing on medical marijuana rules

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida regulators faced a packed room of profit-seeking hopefuls and desperate parents Monday as they launched the first hearing on draft rules authorizing marijuana in the state for limited medical use.

    A medical marijuana plant is shown at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Seattle. After voters weighed in on election day, Colorado and Washington became the first states to allow legal pot for recreational use, but they are likely to face resistance from federal regulations. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WATW203
  3. PolitiFact Florida checks Charlie Crist's record on marijuana laws

    State Roundup

    A radio ad attacking former Gov. Charlie Crist accuses him of signing the nation's "harshest marijuana laws." And it's aimed at a voting bloc that overwhelmingly sides with Democrats: African-Americans.

  4. PolitiFact Florida checks claims on Charlie Crist's tax returns, marijuana laws

    Blogs

    With criticism of Charlie Crist mounting this week in the state's gubernatorial race, PolitiFact Florida checked a couple of claims that have been made against him. One is about financial disclosures, while the other concerns Florida's drug laws.

  5. Politifact Florida: Defining pot caregiver falls to state under Amendment 2

    State Roundup

    Even as polls show plenty of Floridians are ready to approve the medical marijuana amendment on the November ballot, opposition groups are aggressively trying to swat down supporters' arguments.

  6. Medical marijuana opponents gain money and allies, including billionaire Sheldon Adelson

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Opponents to a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida gained firepower Tuesday when campaign finance records showed that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson had cut a $2.5 million check to bankroll the opposition effort.

    Sheldon Adelson is owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino.
  7. Crist disagrees with John Morgan over medical marijuana blow-up, calls Wasserman Schultz 'great'

    Blogs

    Updated with more clarity from the Crist campaign: