Florida marijuana ballot initiative News

Florida Medical Marijuana Law Signed by Scott

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last year. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters in November, took effect on Jan. 3 and required that laws had to be …

Florida Gov Pledges to Sign Medical Marijuana Bill Passed During Special Session

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he “absolutely” intends to sign the medical marijuana bill passed Friday by the state Legislature. After the original legislation fell apart on the final day of the regular session last month, the chambers approved the …

Florida Becomes 26th State to Approve Medical Marijuana

Florida voters approved a state constitutional amendment last week to legalize medical marijuana, broadening access to pot beyond the limited therapeutic uses approved by the legislature two years ago. Amendment 2 passed with 71 percent approval, well above the 60 …

Florida AG Won’t Fight Medical Marijuana Measure

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who loudly opposed a medical marijuana measure that appeared on the 2014 ballot, is staying on the sidelines this time around. Bondi said she is still opposes the effort to legalize medical marijuana, but the …

Medical Marijuana Campaign Resumes in Florida

Proponents of medical marijuana have begun an encore campaign for legalization in the state of Florida, filing a rewritten ballot measure just two months after one narrowly failed to pass. Backers of the constitutional amendment fell short of the 60 …