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Could medical marijuana take down Scott?

By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s fight to keep patients from smoking pot could spark a “political wildfire”…

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John Morgan tests pot smoking ban

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Saying Floridians knew what they were voting on in November, Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan on Thursday…

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Morgan for Governor?

BACKROOM BRIEFING: MORGAN MULLS RUN FOR GOVERNOR (Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By JIM SAUNDERS AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE…

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Posted in Health Care Battle

Pot petition heads to election supervisors

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana this week sent 100,000 petitions to…

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PS podcast: Political blunders and John Morgan hurt Crist campaign

On Pensacola Speaks, I interviewed Peter Schorsch, creator the most influential political blog in the state, SaintPetersBlog.com. When former Governor Charlie Crist announced on Monday…

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Hazy outlook for medical pot legislation

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Proposals by two Republican lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana have a slim chance of passing this legislative…

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New direction sought for Medical Marijuana in Florida

Having come with three percentage points of passing Amendment 2, supporters of medical marijuana are calling for a new approach next time the initiative comes…

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Five questions for John Morgan, attorney behind medical marjuana amendment

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan is spearheading a move to pass a constitutional amendment that would legalize…

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Jan. 13 Capitol Briefs

MORGAN PUTS $1.8M INTO MARIJUANA DRIVE Orlando attorney John Morgan is going all-in as he tries to get a measure on the November ballot to…

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