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Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Receives Approval from Florida Secretary of State

An initiative to legalize medical cannabis has received approval from Florida’s Secretary of State, giving advocates the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures. United for Care, the group behind the initiative, is also the group behind Amendment 2, an initiative to legalize medical cannabis that received 58% of the vote in last year’s election, though wasn’t …

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Florida Medical Cannabis Initiative Falls Short, Advocates Will Try Again

In a heartbreaking defeat that will only serve as fuel for future efforts, Florida Amendment 2 has failed at the ballot. Although the initiative garnered over 55% of the vote, it didn’t reach the 60% required for it to be passed into law, given it’s a constitutional amendment. John Morgan, founder of United for Care, …

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Yes on Amendment 2 to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Florida

An initiative to legalize medical cannabis in Florida has received its official ballot title; Amendment 2. If approved into law this November, Amendment 2 would legalize the possession of up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis for those with a qualifying medical condition such as cancer, glaucoma or chronic pain. The proposal would authorize state-licensed dispensaries …

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