Florida is one step closer to getting a statewide public vote on legalizing medical marijuana. With powerful backers like Orlando super-lawyer John Morgan and funding from big Democrats around the state, the push by People United for Medical Marijuana is blazing ahead.
The group needed to collect 68,314 signatures to trigger a Florida Supreme Court review of the initiative’s language. And so far, the groups says they’ve collected at least 100,000. New Times Broward-Palm Beach has the full story.