Tag: Drug-Free Florida

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterOctober 17, 2016

The committee backing the medical marijuana constitutional amendment raised more than $200,000 in the first week of October, helped in part by a donation from the Florida Democratic Party. State records show People United for Medical Marijuana, the fundraising committee behind the medical marijuana amendment, raised $201,450 between Oct. 1 and Oct. 7. Records show […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterOctober 13, 2016

Florida police chiefs want voters to vote “No on 2.” The Florida Police Chiefs Association called on Florida voters to just say no to the 2016 medical marijuana constitutional amendment. The statewide organization joins several other law enforcement organizations and officials, including the Florida Sheriff’s Association, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, and Palm Beach Sheriff Ric […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterSeptember 19, 2016

The campaign against Florida’s medical marijuana initiative is heating up. Mailers from Drug Free Florida, the committee leading the charge against the 2016 medical marijuana initiative, are expected to hit mailboxes across the state today. The direct mail pieces are meant to encourage Floridians to “Vote No on 2” come November. Drug Free Florida is […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterSeptember 12, 2016

“Drug-Free Florida” received a financial boost from a former ambassador in August. Campaign finance records show the group received $25,000 from Al Hoffman between Aug. 27 and Sept. 2. The contribution was the only one “Drug-Free Florida” reported receiving during the one-week reporting period. Hoffman, the former chair of the WCI Communities and a past […]


The Florida Medical Association wants Floridians to vote no on a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana. The FMA’s House of Delegates adopted a resolution Sunday to oppose Amendment 2, the medical marijuana ballot initiative. The statewide medical association opposed a similar amendment in 2014. “The Florida Medical Association, representing more than 20,000 physicians in […]


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