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The Hurdles Still Facing Medical Marijuana in Florida

01/02/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: medical marijuana, Florida, United for Care, Ben Pollara, petitions, Florida Supreme Court, wmnf, Rob Lorei


Good morning, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of today’s program we’ll talk about the effort to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. But first- one listener comment about the Jimmy Dore comedy show- which we featured on Tuesday.


There’s an effort to put a ballot question before Florida voters this November. It’s a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes. But before Florida voters have the...

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WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Last month the Florida Secretary of State’s office said that the Florida Hometown Democracy Campaign had come up more than 65,000 signatures short of the 611,009 needed to qualify for the November ballot.

It was a bitter disappointment for supporters of the proposal, which would force public votes on big development decisions. The authors say they will continue to collect signatures so the measure can make the 2010 ballot.

But other supporters are angry at how the petition counting wa...

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