January 24, 2014

Medical Marijuana Advocates in Florida Meet Ballot Goal

Medical marijuana in FloridaThe only thing keeping Florida voters from being able to say whether or not they want an amendment to the state constitution that would legalize medical marijuana is the Florida Supreme Court. A petition campaign led by the patient advocacy group United for Care and bankrolled by noted Florida attorney John Morgan has been certified by state election officials.

The Florida Supreme Court could still reject the ballot language — and any vote along with it — but organizers expressed jubilation Friday that an expensive, last-minute push at least fulfilled the signature requirements for citizen-initiated amendments.

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