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There’s (Big) Money In Medical Marijuana(?)

There’s (Big) Money In Medical Marijuana(?)

Potential revenue could shift either way based on what types of diseases are covered by medical marijuana. Supporters say hundreds of millions of dollars could be at stake. Drug Free America reminded the group that when pot is legalized as medicine, its not all profit. “In the state of Colorado, the marijuana enforcement division spends about 9.5 million dollars a […]

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Group Prepares To Push Medical Marijuana Legalization Anew In Florida

Group Prepares To Push Medical Marijuana Legalization Anew In Florida

Orlando attorney John Morgan essentially bankrolled the effort last year, and this year, according to the most recent numbers from the state, his law firm is once again picking up the tab. Records show two donations in June accounted for 80 percent of the group’s total donations for the month. 9 Investigates‘ Christopher Heath found that the same major donors […]

July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Financial Support For Mississippi Counterpart Pulled Out By Florida Pot Advocate

Financial Support For Mississippi Counterpart Pulled Out By Florida Pot Advocate

The Commercial Appeal reports that Bufford says in an email to Mississippi supporters that he decided to withdraw after consulting with law enforcement and attorneys. He did not describe the threat. He did not immediately respond to an email Sunday from The Associated Press; the newspaper said he did not return its phone call. Mississippi’s Ballot Initiative 48 would legalize […]

May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Advocates of Medical Marijuana Will Be Included In Epilepsy Foundation Event

Advocates of Medical Marijuana Will Be Included In Epilepsy Foundation Event

In a letter to the editor that some Florida newspapers published this January, Karen Basha Egozi, the president of the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, supported the bill that State Sen. Jeff Brandes, R- St. Petersburg, filed this session to introduce an expanded medical marijuana system for specific medical conditions, including epilepsy. In the letter, she also urged lawmakers to work […]

April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Majority Of Florida Voters Wants Marijuana To Be Legalized

Majority Of Florida Voters Wants Marijuana To Be Legalized

In a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University, a resounding 84 percent of Florida voters said they would vote in favor of a bill to legalize medical marijuana. However, when Amendment 2 was brought to voters, only 58 percent of citizens voted in favor of the bill, just 2 percent shy of the 60 percent needed to enact the law. According […]

April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Florida Health Officials Put Up Panel To Help With Medical Pot Rules

Florida Health Officials Put Up Panel To Help With Medical Pot Rules

Under the measure passed last spring, the department set up rules for doctors and patients to register. But the proposed regulations for growers and sellers were challenged in court, so officials started over. State officials late Monday announced they will appoint an eight-member committee “to draft mutually acceptable proposed rules” in early February. The department invited people to apply for […]

April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Florida Medical Marijuana Update

Florida Medical Marijuana Update

“Most people understand that, in a presidential year, medical marijuana will pass,” said Jeff Kottkamp, the Republican former lieutenant governor who backs legalization. “They also know on the national level a Republican can’t win without Florida.” A constitutional amendment would draw to the polls the younger, more liberal voters more likely to support medical pot, proponents say, helping the eventual […]

March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
There May Be Hope For Medical Marijuana In FL After All

There May Be Hope For Medical Marijuana In FL After All

A local TV station in Pensacola was bias on the way they covered medical marijuana in Florida. Two days before the vote on Amendment 2 they ran a story about how a fifteen year old kid could go in a clinic and buy medical marijuana. That’s all people talked about for two days.Then two hours before the poles closed the […]

January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Medical Marijuana Rules To Be Rewritten By Panel Set Up By State Health Officials

Medical Marijuana Rules To Be Rewritten By Panel Set Up By State Health Officials

A committee of stakeholders — a patient, a grower, a doctor and others — will sit down next month to negotiate rules for Florida’s stalled medical-marijuana law. Set to meet Feb. 4 and 5, the panel would negotiate how Florida would select plant nurseries to be licensed to grow, process and sell medical-marijuana products, where those activities could be conducted […]

January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Sugar Might Help Treat A Deadly Disease

Sugar Might Help Treat A Deadly Disease

But Vite had given some of the cats infusions of cyclodextrin. In the videos, those cats looked normal. Infusions were the key. It was becoming clear that eating or drinking cyclodextrin might be ineffective, because the drug wouldn’t cross the blood-brain barrier to reach the most-affected cells. After consulting with their physician Dr. Caroline Hastings, at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, […]

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Investing