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Amendment 2 was also designed to allow licensed physicians to certify patients for medical marijuana use after diagnosing them with some "other debilitating medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those enumerated."

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Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida

Although the 2014 measure and the 2016 measure were both designed to legalize medical marijuana, there were some differences between the two proposals. The 2016 measure clarified requirements for parental consent for the use of medical marijuana by minors and also further defined what is meant by "debilitating" illnesses that would qualify for marijuana as a treatment option. The 2016 measure also addressed concerns regarding caregivers by making it clear that doctors would not be immune from malpractice claims for negligent prescribing of marijuana and by limiting how many patients a caregiver can treat with marijuana.

North Carolina inches closer to legalization of medicinal marijuana

There are Floridians suffering a litany of health issues who could be helped by medical marijuana. My concerns about the abuse and misuse of marijuana is not substantial enough to look them in the eyes and say, 'Sorry. Your pain just doesn’t matter. Seek help elsewhere. Florida doesn’t care.' When you fill out your ballot — whether voting for the person who will lead our nation for at least the next four years, or voting to allow medical marijuana in our state — cast your vote based on the best facts available. Don’t get sucked in by the rhetoric of fear, whatever good intentions might accompany it.

6 facts about marijuana | Pew Research Center

Facts, research and evidence from California’s pot experiment proves that this so-called ‘medical’ marijuana initiative failed miserably in its promises to the voters. Florida cannot afford to become the California of the east and have their history repeat itself in our state by buying into the misleading rhetoric.

Timeline of cannabis laws in the United States Legality of ..

What’s happening with tax revenue, crime rates, marijuana arrests, the economy, youth prevention and traffic safety? What’s working and where is there room for improvement? What effect is marijuana legalization having on neighboring states and throughout the country? Will Colorado’s legalization law have a ripple effect on the rest of the nation?

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