Strong Polling Results For Marijuana Reform In Florida, Ohio And Pennsylvania

No United States President since 1960 has won election without winning at least two out of the three key swing states of Florida, Ohio, and/or Pennsylvania. Those three states are absolutely vital to any Presidential campaign victory, and every candidate knows that. It just so happens that marijuana reform is very…

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Florida Medical Marijuana Campaign Reaches Supreme Court Review Signature Goal

The Florida campaign to legalize medical marijuana received some great news this week. Below is more, via the United for Care campaign (please be aware that the donation matching is over, but you should still donate if you are able!): We have just hit 73,713 VALIDATED PETITIONS – enough overall and…

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Marijuana Legalization Initiative Campaign Starts In Florida

News broke today that a marijuana legalization initiative’s language was approved in Florida. The campaign can now start accepting signatures for the initiative. As many learned during the 2014 campaign, Florida requires a lot of signatures. Much more than a lot of other states. Gathering enough signatures to get the…

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Florida Cities Moving Full Speed Ahead With Marijuana Decriminalization

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director Local governments in Florida are taking marijuana law reform into their own hands by adopting marijuana decriminalization ordinances as an alternative to more severe state sanctions. We first wrote about this trend in July when Florida’s largest county, Miami-Dade, passed an ordinance allowing local…

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Marijuana Decriminalization Approved In Hallandale Beach, Florida

Marijuana decriminalization victories are spreading across Florida. Recently Miami-Dade County voted to decriminalize, along with Miami Beach. I have always said that decriminalization is a no-brainer for local governments because it saves money. Philadelphia decriminalized marijuana about a year ago, and the city saved over 1 million dollars as a…

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Florida Poll: Over Two Thirds Of Voters Would Vote ‘Yes’ On 2016 Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida came very close to passing a medical marijuana legalization initiative during the 2014 Election as I’m sure most readers of this blog are well aware. That initiative polled very well leading up to the election, but due largely to a very negative (and many would say outright misleading) opposing…

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United For Care Ships Over 100k Medical Marijuana Petitions To Florida Elections Officials

I received the following message from the Florida medical marijuana campaign (United for Care): Dear Johnny, I have exciting news: We have officially shipped over 100,000 petitions to Florida Supervisors of Elections offices – which should put us past the threshold required for Supreme Court review.  This is a massive head…

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