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Medical cannabis advocates gather at Tampa film premier listen

06/11/13 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Despite a federal prohibition, several states allow medical marijuana, though it’s outlawed in Florida. The film American Drug War 2 focuses on a two-year-old boy's struggle with cancer during and after he was treated cannabis. The premier was held last Thursday at Westshore Movie Theater in Tampa

Cathy Jordan is president of the Florida Cannabis Action Network. Jordan has ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease and understands fi...

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Florida Group Tries to Get Marijuana Reclassified for Medical Use

11/14/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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An organization advocating medicinal use of marijuana yesterday asked Attorney General Pam Bondi to take pot off the schedule of totally banned drugs, having no medicinal value . The Florida Cannabis Action Network wants the Legislature to set rules for its therapeutic use by patients with painful or crippling medical conditions. We're joined now by Jodi James, executive director of the Florida Cannabis Action Network who attended yesterday's meeting in Tallahassee. ...

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