Will Florida say yes to medical marijuana?

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As November’s Election Day draws near, the debate over legalizing medical marijuana is heating up as opposition campaigns get cranking.

“We believe the unintended consequences of Amendment 2 are serious and numerous enough to constitute a public health risk for Floridians,” Dr. Alan Pillersdorf, president of Florida Medical Association, the state’s largest physicians group, wrote in a media release.

“The lack of clear definitions in the amendment would allow (health care) providers, with absolutely no training in the ordering of controlled substances, to order medical marijuana.”

Jeff Scott, general council at FMA criticized the part of the amendment where it mentions who can prescribe the substance, warning that the word “physicians” is too broad of a term and will open the door for abuse.

“Chiropractors call themselves physicians,” Scott told Florida Watchdog.

They are not the only ones concerned about the consequences of passing the law.

The Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association posted a mini-documentary called “No on 2” on their website.

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By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog

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One thought on “Will Florida say yes to medical marijuana?

  1. knowa1 says:

    Trillions of Dollar and 45 years of the crap has accomplished nothing of value ruined the families of 23 million imprisoned millions more are in a form of indentures servitude to the court related system. This for something that today after all these we are still in a temporary Scheduled #1 classification and they still have not found any scientific justification for its prohibition Amendment 2 constitute a public health risk what planet have they been on????

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