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TAMPA BAY TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD: VOTE NO ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Adam C. Smith, Times Political Editor

Sunday, October 5, 2014 9:39am

The Tampa Bay Times editorial board published its recommendations on the constitutional amendment proposals this year.

The editorial board of Florida's largest newspaper recommends YES on Amendment 1 concerning conservation lands, and NO on Amendment 3, about Supreme Court appointments

And NO on Amendment 2 legalizing medical marijuana:

Supporters of a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana in Florida have made a good-faith effort to help people in severe pain. No one wants to see family members, friends or neighbors suffer. But this well-intentioned attempt to provide relief is not the way to address this difficult issue. Amendment 2 is too broad, and voters should reject it.

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