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Medical Marijuana Gets Deep-Pockets Backer

Samples of medical marijuana shown on display
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Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Attorney John Morgan, who founded a huge plaintiff’s law firm based in Orlando, will lead the effort in Florida to legalize medical marijuana, the Tampa Bay Times reports. He has the money to spend and a personal reason behind it: He says marijuana was the only thing that helped his father when was sick with cancer and emphysema. 
 

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