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Florida Amendment 2: Medical marijuana legalization

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AP file photo (WFLA) – Florida is one of multiple states voting on medical cannabis this election season. Amendment 2, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, would let licensed physicians prescribe medical marijuana. Patients have to have one of the following diseases: Cancer Epilepsy Glaucoma HIV AIDS Post-traumatic stress disorder Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Crohn’s disease Parkinson’s disease Multiple sclerosis Ballotpedia …

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New Mexico May Allow Opioid Addicts to Use Medical Marijuana

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New Mexico may soon allow patients suffering from the savage wrath of opioid addiction to qualify for participation in the state’s medical marijuana program, reports the Santa Fe New Mexican . Last week, a state advisory panel voted 5-to-1 in favor of adding “opiate abuse disorder” to the state’s list of qualified conditions – an action that some health professionals …

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Is a Medical Marijuana Approval in Florida’s Future?

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Image source: Getty Images. What’s being voted on The big day is here: Residents of nine states are headed to the polls to decide the fate of marijuana provisions. One of the most closely watched of these nine decisions should be Florida Amendment 2, which will determine if medical marijuana is in Florida’s future. Florida Amendment 2, which is officially …

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Here’s What’s at Stake With Montana’s Medical Marijuana Vote

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Image source: Getty Images. What’s being voted on Most eyes may be on the presidential election around the country, but the marijuana industry is very eager to see what happens with voters going to polls in nine states to decide the fate of cannabis. Montana is among four states whose residents are voting on a medical cannabis initiative today. What …

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9 States Are Voting On Marijuana On Election Day. Here’s Where They Stand Right Now.

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Marijuana legalization is on the ballot in a diverse set of states on Nov. 8. Millions of voters across the United States are considering measures to roll back longstanding restrictions on marijuana this Election Day . By the end of Tuesday night, five more states could fully legalize weed, which would put nearly one-quarter of the nation’s population in areas …

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2nd shot at legalizing medical marijuana on Florida ballot

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters have a second chance to approve a state amendment legalizing medical marijuana for ailments including glaucoma, AIDS and post-traumatic stress disorder, after narrowly rejecting a similar measure two years ago. The legislature in the meantime has allowed limited use of non-smoked, low-THC pot for patients with cancer or ailments that cause chronic seizures or …