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Florida Medical Marijuana Backers Start 2016 Election Day Push

  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    Proponents of medical marijuana have begun an encore campaign for legalization, filing a rewritten ballot measure just two months after one narrowly failed to pass.

    Backers of the constitutional amendment fell short of the 60 percent threshold needed amid a surge of ads claiming the initiative's language was riddled with holes. They filed a rewritten measure Friday for Election Day 2016.

    John Morgan - the Orlando attorney who chairs People United for Medical Marijuana - was the chief financier of the last legalization drive. He says he hopes the changes will minimize fear about several aspects of the ballot initiative. It adds new wording about what conditions would qualify for medical marijuana, who could dispense the drug to patients and the permission sick children would need to obtain it.

    AP/Jan. 12, 2015
    Newshawk Crew

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    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


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