Legalization News

March 25, 2014

Feds approve University of Arizona study on pot and PTSD

The federal government has given a green light to a University of Arizona researcher who plans to look at whether marijuana helps veterans with post-traumatic stress, […]
March 13, 2014

Use of Medicinal Marijuana Approved in Florida

A few days after legislators in the District of Columbia voted in favor of decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, the House of Representatives […]
March 5, 2014

A Medical Marijuana Bill 'In the Spirit of the Constitutional Amendment'

It’s time that we shift the medical and judicial focus regarding marijuana. In 2010 there were 38,329 deaths caused by drug overdose: 22,134 from pharmaceutical drugs, […]
March 4, 2014

U.S. Epilepsy Foundation Demands Study

Recently, the National Epilepsy Foundation issued a statement demanding federal and state governments to stop interfering with life-saving medical marijuana research and start providing patients with […]
February 24, 2014

The South Goes To Pot

It seems marijuana — at least for medical use — is sweeping the nation. More than 20 states and the District of Columbia have either legalized […]
February 18, 2014

Don Gaetz scores pot for friend

While top Republicans like Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are opposed to legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, the issue isn’t necessarily a left […]
February 4, 2014

Florida Chief Justice sees toddlers smoking joints

  Someone, get a doctor. The chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court caught a case of reefer madness. The malady revealed itself in Justice Ricky […]
January 31, 2014

NORML Meeting Everyone Invited

NORML of Florida will be having a meeting on Feb 22nd. Please join us as we celebrate the success of the petition drive sponsored by United […]
January 28, 2014

Florida gets Medical Marijuana-almost

Medical marijuana in Florida? High court approves language for ballot. Medical marijuana will go before Florida voters in November, after the state Supreme Court narrowly approved […]
January 27, 2014

Medical Marijuana on 2014 Florida ballot

Medical marijuana legalization is a step away from being on the ballot in Florida in 2014, which would leave the issue up to voters to decide. […]
January 25, 2014

Its official Florida reaches needed petetion numbers

It’s official: The Supervisors of Elections have validated enough of our submitted signatures to place us on the ballot in November – more than the 683,149 […]
January 22, 2014

Gov. Scott will vote against medical marijuana

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Republican Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he will vote against a proposed constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana if it […]