Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Medical marijuana will be on Florida ballot

The Florida Supreme Court has narrowly approved language for a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana for medical use, guaranteeing the measure a spot on the state’s November ballot. Advocates have already collected well over the 683,000 signatures necessary to qualify the measure for the fall ballot. County officials have already validated a sufficient…

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Medical marijuana debate puts spotlight on law enforcement’s political influence

Some Minnesota legislators, frustrated with their inability to make any headway against law enforcement objections to a medical marijuana bill, are expressing concern that police and prosecutors are spending too much time at the Capitol protecting and serving their own interests. Among them is state Rep. Carly Melin, who has made headlines for taking on…