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Medical Marijuana Initiative

Follow the money behind Florida's medical marijuana battle

Florida's proposed Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana has drawn two major groups of campaign donors. United for Care, the amendment sponsor, has attracted thousands of supporters, who, aside from leader John Morgan, most frequently give small amounts, many below $100. The Drug Free Florida Committee, the mai …

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  1. Pro-pot group suggests rules for medical marijuana in Florida

    Elections

    As Election Day draws near, opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment permitting the use of medical marijuana in Florida have been on the attack, alleging that approval would lead to dangerous consequences.

  2. Romano: Extreme rhetoric in medical marijuana debate obscures real people affected

    Elections

    He arrived nonchalantly late, the way any good rock star should.

  3. Follow the money behind Florida's medical marijuana battle

    Elections

    Florida's proposed Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana has drawn two major groups of campaign donors. United for Care, the amendment sponsor, has attracted thousands of supporters, who, aside from leader John Morgan, most frequently give small amounts, many below $100. The Drug Free Florida Committee, the main …

  4. John Morgan tells Rotarians how marijuana helped his dying father

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — The trial lawyer leading the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida said his father — a man who generally scorned drugs — died with dignity because of marijuana.

  5. Ex-Florida Supreme Court justices against amendment for medical marijuana

    Health

    TALLAHASSEE — A group fighting Amendment 2 has won the backing of seven former state Supreme Court justices to oppose the effort to legalize medical marijuana. But the spokesman for a group working to secure the measure's passage downplayed the development, saying the current court is what matters.

  6. Times poll: Many voters still unsure about medical marijuana amendment

    State Roundup

    Though early polling showed overwhelming support for medical marijuana in Florida, a new Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/UF Bob Graham Center poll indicates that many likely voters are still unsure about a constitutional amendment that would allow it.

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  7. John Morgan, caught on video, gives pot opponents an opening

    State Roundup

    John Morgan, the trial lawyer leading and funding the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, should hope that the folks on the other side don't turn a recent video clip of Morgan into a TV ad. Morgan, appearing to have a cocktail in hand and sounding like it too, led a rally in the Lakeland area Friday. The …

    John Morgan, leading the effort to legalize medical marijuana, had choice words for young supporters in Lakeland.