Get ready for another Florida medical marijuana push

When pot is this good, people don't give up. And Florida is not giving up on medical-grade marijuana anytime soon.

In fact, in coming weeks the second political push to legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State via a constitutional amendment will be underway.

Last year, 58 percent of state voters approved such an amendment. However, the legislation needed 60 percent voter-approval to pass. So close, yet so far.

Now leaders of United for Care, the grassroots organization backed by a powerful Orlando attorney, John Morgan, expect to hit the ground sometime in June to build support.

It's too bad all this is taking so long. It's too bad lawmakers didn't see the light last year and pass a solid medical marijuana law. It's too bad the people of the great state of Florida have to finish the job.

At least the odds are good.

United for Care has plenty of resources...

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