medical marijuana

Florida Gov. Rick Scott waves to a crowd of supporters. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Election 2014: Florida Recap

MIAMI (AP) — Highlights from Tuesday’s midterm election in Florida: __ TOP OF THE TICKET Republican Gov. Rick Scott won re-election in Florida with 48 percent of the vote over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist’s 47 […]

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

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Medical Marijuana Initiative Defeated In Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters have rejected the sale and distribution of medical marijuana in the state. The Associated Press declared that Amendment 2 had failed as it did not appear it […]

CBS Tampa–11/04/2014

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Florida Gov. Signs Bill For Use Of Pot Strain

Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS Tampa–06/16/2014

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Casino Head Spends Millions Against Pot Amendment

Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is helping a group that wants to defeat a constitutional amendment that would allow the use of medical marijuana.

CBS Tampa–06/10/2014

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Bill To OK Medical Use Of Low-THC Pot Wins Support

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A strain of low-THC marijuana would be legal in Florida for medical use under a bill that passed its first committee. The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee approved the bill on Wednesday. […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2014

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‘Intensive’ Classes On Growing Medical Marijuana Offered In Tampa

A new school has opened in Tampa which will offer classes to any and all people interested in learning more about medical marijuana.

CBS Tampa–02/10/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana for Ballot

A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot.

01/27/2014

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana For Ballot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot. The state Supreme Court on Monday approved the […]

CBS Tampa–01/27/2014

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Medical Marijuana Has Enough Signatures For Ballot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The medical marijuana petition drive has enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot, and now it’s up to the state Supreme Court to give its approval. The proposed constitutional amendment surpassed […]

01/24/2014

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