A Leon County circuit judge will hold a non-jury trial in May about whether a state ban on smoking medical marijuana violates a 2016 constitutional amendment that legalized cannabis for patients with a wide range of health conditions.
The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's constitutional amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle over setting up regulations for the nascent industry. But pro-pot supporters say it doesn't go far enough.
Supporters of a constitutional amendment that would broadly legalize medical marijuana in Florida received a $1 million boost this week from a political committee focused on similar initiatives in other states.
ByDara Kam of The News Service of Florida•May 11, 2016
Attorney John Morgan brought his medical-marijuana crusade to the nation’s premiere cannabis business trade show Tuesday, captivating a roomful of believers before passing around the collection plate for his cause.