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Proposed Florida Ballot to Allow Growing Cannabis and Regulate Like Alcohol

Proposed Florida Ballot to Allow Growing Cannabis and Regulate Like Alcohol

The Florida Cannabis Act #16-02 may appear on the ballot in Florida as an initiated constitutional amendment will include, among other things, growing your own cannabis plants, with limiting quantities. “Regulate Marijuana in a Manner Similar to Alcohol to Establish Age, Licensing, and Other Restrictions” is the full name of the ballot initiative. The amendment would legalize possession of up ...

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Marijuana Legislation Filed to Free States From Federal Interference

CANNABIS ACTIVISTS TAKE ACTION NOW

Today, Senator Ron Wyden and Representatives Earl Blumenauer and Jared Polis have introduced legislation in the House and Senate to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. In addition to removing marijuana from the United States Controlled Substances Act, this legislation also removes enforcement power from the US Drug Enforcement Administration in matters concerning ...

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Will Florida be a Pay-to-Play Medical Marijuana Industry?

PAY 2 PLAY FLORIDA?

By Bill Monroe — When I attended meetings in Tallahassee back in 2013 I had heard from fellow cannabis advocates that the fix was in. That only certain groups out of Tallahassee would financially profit in the medical marijuana business in Florida, and that barriers to entry would be constructed to keep out the small mom and pop entrepreneurs, people ...

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Outcry From Cannabis Supporters Jampack Public Hearing on Amendment 2

Outcry From Cannabis Supporters Jampack Public Hearing on Amendment 2

An overwhelming 71.3 percent of the vote in Florida passed the medical cannabis Amendment 2 bill which would allow physicians the discretion to recommend medical marijuana in any instance where they believe that its medical use “would likely outweigh the potential health risks” for their patients. However, the proposed new rules the Florida Department of Health (DOH) seek to change would ...

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U.S. Has Funded Israeli Cannabis Research For 50 Years

U.S. Has Funded Israeli Cannabis Research For 50 Years

The U.S. government has been funding medical cannabis research for the past five decades. Only, they’ve been outsourcing that research to another country. For half of a century, the National Institute of Health has provided an annual grant to Israel for research on the herb. You may have heard of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Dr. Mechoulam is the man who first discovered ...

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Florida DOH Seek to Illegally Change Amendment 2 Medical Cannabis Rule

An overwhelming 71.3 percent of the vote in Florida passed the medical cannabis Amendment 2 bill which would allow physicians the discretion to recommend medical marijuana in any instance where they believe that its medical use “would likely outweigh the potential health risks” for their patients. However, the new rules the Florida Department of Health (DOH) seek to change would not permit ...

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[VIDEO] Bernie Sanders to Take Marijuana Off Controlled Substance Act as President

When it comes to marijuana policy, Bernie Sanders is the clear favorite out of all of the candidates trying to become the next President of the United States. Whereas the other candidates may respect states’ rights at best (depending on if you believe what they say), Bernie Sanders has introduced legislation to completely end federal marijuana prohibition altogether. “It is not ...

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