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  • 'Life-Saving' Marijuana Measure On Its Way To Scott

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 2, 2014..........Standing in front of a salad bar in the basement of the Capitol on Friday afternoon, Holley Moseley could not keep from smiling.

  • 10 Things to Know About Nation's First Recreational Marijuana Shops in Colorado

    DENVER (CNN) -- Colorado will begin allowing recreational marijuana sales on January 1 to anyone age 21 or over.

  • Florida House, Gov. Scott Back Medical Marijuana Bill

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 1, 2014..........Gov. Rick Scott said he will sign a medical marijuana bill poised to pass the Florida Senate, after the measure received overwhelming support Thursday from the House as children whose lives hang in the balance looked on.

  • Gov. Scott Signs Bill for Limited Medical Marijuana

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 16, 2014..........Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed a bill Monday legalizing a limited form of medical marijuana known as "Charlotte's Web," even as much of the state's GOP leadership continues battling a constitutional amendment allowing more sweeping use of pot.

  • Lobbyists, Lawyers Jostle For Pot Business

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 4, 2014..........Tallahassee lobbyists and lawyers are hooking up with investors, nursery owners and a variety of other businesspeople with leafy green stars in their eyes in the quest to cash in on Florida's newest regulated industry.

  • Op-Ed: Pot Does No Harm; Now is the Time to Legalize it

    The way Nancy Grace on the HLN network screams about your baby sitter being on pot can make you think she is on crack. But the truth is she is not. She is in show business, knows a good topic, and can figure out how and when to run with it.

  • OpEd: Medical Pot Almost at Our Doorstep

    "Gay men and women love pot. We know that. We have been smoking for years, recreationally and medically.

  • OpEd: Uruguay Leads the Way on Cannabis Regulation

    On Friday, Uruguay released its long-anticipated regulations accompanying the law that was signed into effect last December, which made Uruguay the first country in the world to legally regulate the production, sale and consumption of marijuana for adults. The government will now embark on the implementation of the legal marijuana market, which is expected to be up and running by the end of 2014. The regulations for medical marijuana are to be released later this summer. Florida legislators ought to be preparing our own right now.

  • Pot Amendment Puts Cloud Over Anti-Seizure Marijuana Debate

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 28, 2014..........Backers of a non-euphoric strain of cannabis that helps reduce seizures in children aren't giving up on a legislative fix, but the politics of pot could make their uphill battle even steeper.

  • Scott Administration Wants More Restrictions On Marijuana Proposal

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 21, 2014..........Gov. Rick Scott and his surgeon general are balking at a proposal headed to the House floor that would open the door for a strain of marijuana that doesn't get users high but is believed to dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy.

  • Voters Give High Sign for Medical Marijuana

    THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 5, 2014..........Florida appears ready for medical marijuana.