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Medical Marijuana Initiative

  1. Rick Scott signs medical marijuana, 37 other bills into law


    Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month.

    Gov. Rick Scott
  2. John Morgan to raise funds for Richard Corcoran as both consider run for governor


    Thursday night, the state's most famous liberal trial lawyer will raise money for the conservative Republican speaker of the House.

  3. John Morgan’s next target: Swaying the Trump administration on pot


    Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan scored a big win this week as state lawmakers passed a medical marijuana bill, which Gov. Rick Scott plans to sign.

    John Morgan and Roger Stone
  4. Senate passes medical marijuana bill, teeing up House vote this afternoon


    Lawmakers look to be on track to pass sweeping medical marijuana legislation this afternoon.

    Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, listens to debate on the medical marijuana bill he sponsored Friday.
  5. Who benefits with legalized medical pot? Could be Big Citrus and Big Sugar.

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — When Florida lawmakers vote today on sweeping legislation expanding access to medical marijuana, they'll also be approving a sweetener for the state's citrus industry.

    Rep. Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero, answers questions on medical marijuana bill, HB 1397, on the floor at the Florida Capitol, in May. [AP Photo | Mark Wallheiser]
  6. Jeff Brandes doesn't like the medical pot deal


    Negotiators in the House and Senate have reached agreement on how to put medical marijuana into effect. But one senator says lawmakers are going about it the wrong way.

    Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, (right), and Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island.
  7. Lawmakers to vote (finally) this week on medical marijuana deal

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — State lawmakers reached an agreement to make medical marijuana available in Florida, ending an impasse that derailed the issue last month.

    A medical marijuana oil pill. [MONICA HERNDON | Tampa Bay Times]