Florida Freedom Fund Fights Abortion, Marijuana Amendments

Florida Freedom Fund Fights Abortion, Marijuana Amendments

Daniel Molina
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June 11, 2024
As the reality of recreational marijuana being legalized in the state becomes clearer, Florida Republicans are doing everything they can to make sure that November 5th results in striking it down. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has launched his “Florida Freedom Fund” political committee, which will campaign against the abortion and marijuana ballot initiatives. Florida’s […]
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Scott is not for pot, Will Vote Against Recreational Marijuana

Scott is not for pot, Will Vote Against Recreational Marijuana

Daniel Molina
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June 11, 2024
Florida Senator Rick Scott (R) has shared that he will be voting against legalizing recreational marijuana.
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'The Governor is Full of Sh*t': Cannabis Groups Slam DeSantis' Anti-Marijuana Comments

'The Governor is Full of Sh*t': Cannabis Groups Slam DeSantis' Anti-Marijuana Comments

Liv Caputo
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April 18, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Cannabis groups supporting Florida's recreational marijuana amendment blasted Governor Ron DeSantis for saying the measure will cause the state to smell like pot and allow people to smoke the drug outside of schools. "The Governor is full of shit for saying that," said Chris Cano, Executive Director for the Suncoast Chapter of NORML—a non-profit […]
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'If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it': DeSantis Slams Florida Marijuana Amendment

'If it Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it': DeSantis Slams Florida Marijuana Amendment

Liv Caputo
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April 17, 2024
HIALEAH GARDENS, FL—Governor Ron DeSantis fears Florida's proposed recreational marijuana amendment will not only cause the state to smell like pot but is too "over-broad" and will allow people to smoke the drug outside of schools. "The marijuana [amendment]  is written so broadly, you are not going to be able to restrict where people use […]
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DeSantis Could Prove Pro-Marijuana, Pro-Abortion Amendment Supporters Wrong on Election Night

DeSantis Could Prove Pro-Marijuana, Pro-Abortion Amendment Supporters Wrong on Election Night

Javier Manjarres
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April 5, 2024
When Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said that the state was going to “smell like marijuana” if voters supported the Amendment 3 initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana and eventually fail, the heads of his detractors and Democratic politicians exploded. Gov. DeSantis has been pummeled with criticism over his remarks, but his very […]
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Recreational Marijuana Initiative Could Land in Florida's Ballot

Recreational Marijuana Initiative Could Land in Florida's Ballot

Jim McCool
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August 8, 2022
Marijuana legalization has increasingly become more normalized across states.  Now, a new initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in 2024 has been launched in Florida. The latest pot push, which would add a Florida Constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida, is currently being backed by the state's biggest medical marijuana operator, Trulieve. The effort […]
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Taxing Medical Marijuana Bill HB 1455 Appears Dead On Arrival In Florida Senate

Taxing Medical Marijuana Bill HB 1455 Appears Dead On Arrival In Florida Senate

Jim McCool
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March 9, 2021
Thanks to State Senator Jeff Brandes (R), who says "it's gonna happen," Florida may be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana, but not everyone in his party is gun-ho on the idea.
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Medical marijuana prescriptions surpass 300K in Florida

Medical marijuana prescriptions surpass 300K in Florida

Javier Manjarres
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December 12, 2019
During a not-so-winter wonderland Christmas extravaganza in Oakland Park, Florida, where we took the girls to do some fake ice, ice skating and to meet Santa Clause, there were several individuals pushing a petition to legalize recreational marijuana.
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