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Five Former Florida Supreme Court Justices find Marijuana Amendment 2 Fatally Flawed

In an op-ed column five former Florida Supreme Court justices oppose Amendment 2, which in effect legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in the Sunshine State. The op-ed column was co-signed by former Florida Supreme Court Justices Parker Lee McDonald, Stephen H. Grimes, Major B. Harding, Raoul G. Cantero III and Kenneth B. Bell. They […]


Marijuana factories will have a tremendous impact on Florida’s environment

Florida’s current low-THC medical marijuana law allows for the establishment of six marijuana cultivation sites that will grow and distribute marijuana to licensed retailers. Amendment 2 would allow for an unlimited amount of cultivation centers that could be large indoor or outdoor grows. Energy Consumption: Increasing Florida’s Carbon Footprint: Many commercialized marijuana growers prefer indoor-cultivation […]


Marijuana: Women Workers as Sex Objects — August 22nd at the Al Katz Center, Sarasota, FL

“Marijuana-Free Florida” presents the third in a series of public forums against the constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana to be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on August 22nd, 2016 at The Al Katz Center, 5710 Cortez Road, in the Cortez Commons shopping center. Women involved in the highly-profitable marijuana cash-crop industry are paid extra to […]


Marijuana Driving Problems Escalating and More Bad News…

Marijuana DUI arrests in Oregon surged 163 percent in the first six months of recreational legalization, according to the Oregon State Police. DUI, driving under the influence of intoxicants, is the term Oregon uses to describe alcohol and drug impaired driving. Authorities say the lack of systematic data collection about marijuana-impaired driving is the biggest gap […]


So Much for Democracy — Marijuana Industry Kills Ballot Initiative

Colorado’s marijuana industry, brought into being by a state ballot initiative, stopped citizens from floating a public-health initiative by paying companies hundreds of thousands of dollars NOT to collect signatures for it. The initiative, Amendment 139, would have limited THC potencies and required health warnings on labels and child protective packaging. Background Some 26 states […]


Florida: Anti-Marijuana ‘Vote No On 2’ releases new video ‘Budtenders’

The “Vote No On 2” Campaign has released a new TV ad titled “Budtenders.” The ad “demonstrates the complete sham that Amendment 2 is by visually showing that there are no Pharmacists or Pharmacies involved in ‘medical marijuana,’” according to a Vote No On 2 email. You can view our new ad “Budtenders”: defines […]


Earth Day Fact: Marijuana harms the earth

Today is Earth Day. As we celebrate our planet and all its wonders, we should also consider the effects of trending marijuana policies. As more states push towards a commercialized market for marijuana, cultivation and production of marijuana is increasing to meet the needs of the masses. Let’s look at what that means. According to Josh […]


Colorado Establishes Baseline for Impact of Marijuana Legalization

Warning that data is not available in most cases past 2014, the first year legal recreational marijuana was commercialized, this week the Colorado Department of Public Safety issued its first report on the impact of marijuana legalization. The report is mandated by the legislature. In addition to the information in the Denver Post infographic from […]


Teens Who Use Marijuana at Risk of Schizophrenia

In a pre-clinical study, researchers from Western University in Ontario, Canada, studied the effects of long-term exposure to THC in both adolescent and adult rats. They found changes in behavior as well as in brain cells in the adolescent rats that were identical to those found in schizophrenia. These changes lasted into early adulthood long after […]


Devastating Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Colorado’s Children

National Families in Action reports: Past-month marijuana use among Colorado’s adolescents, ages 12-17, was 74 percent higher (12.56% vs. 7.22% nationwide) than the national average for the two years following legalization in the state, according to a new report from the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. Further, the average usage rate in states […]