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Florida Democratic Politician Hit By Wells Fargo, BB&T Discrimination For Accepting Cannabis Campaign Money

Florida Democratic Politician Hit By Wells Fargo, BB&T Discrimination For Accepting Cannabis Campaign Money

To fully understand why cannabis legalization will not be complete and legitimized until federal legalization happens, one only has to consider the case of Florida politician Nikki Fried. As a lobbyist and the Democratic candidate for the office of Florida agriculture commissioner, the state’s legal medical marijuana industry has been one of Fried’s most important […]

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The Florida Project: What’s In Store For The Sunshine State In 2019

The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative was passed by Florida voters during the 2016 electoral session. Amendment 2 allowed qualified patients permissible access to low-THC and CBD medicines. Once this amendment was passed, state legislators and lobbyists worked out the details of implementation, creating rules for cultivation and distribution for what’s expected to be the […]

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Rick Scott Is Doing Everything He Can To Prevent Florida Patients From Smoking Medical Marijuana

Some Republican politicians have recently indicated they’ll respect the will of voters when it comes to state cannabis legalization. But that’s not how it’s playing out in Florida, where apparent legal victories for cannabis growers and smokers have been put on hold by a Republican-stacked appeals court and the GOP-controlled Florida legislature. Earlier this year, […]

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Patient & Sponsor File Amendment 2 Florida Medical Marijuana Lawsuits

In June, 2017, Florida governor Rick Scott signed into law legislation created by state lawmakers to implement the state’s Amendment 2 medical marijuana amendment, passed by voters in November, 2016. The Florida legislature had slow-walked passage of the necessary implementing legislation. The new legislation was written at the last minute during a “special session.” Now, […]

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