Republicans jump into Florida campaign against medical marijuana

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GlennatAOL wrote:

“This week, the non-partisan Florida Sheriffs Association began a separate “educational campaign” against the amendment.”

Non-partisan, against and “educational campaign.

How can you have a partisan non-partisan group using “education” to be against something?


Jun 11, 2014 6:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
claygooding wrote:

No surprises on the Republican stance,,they helped build the marijuana prohibition machine and they don’t wan’t the longest playing corporate profit protection scam the US government has done to it’s own citizens to end.
They are the major investors in the spinoff industries created by marijuana prohibition,privatized prisons,rehab centers and drug screening companies being their favorites.

Jun 11, 2014 6:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
GoBreaux wrote:

Applaud the citizens in 22 states for recognizing the medicinal value of cannabis.

Thank you Colorado for allowing adults access to cannabis tested for impurities from a safe secure outlet while keeping money stateside.

75 Years of paranoia, propaganda, and prohibition has warped many innocent ignorant minds.

You don’t think big-pharma has anything to do with the fighting medicinal cannabis in Florida? Think again, their elderly population consumes a lot of scripts.

Citizens have had enough as their vote will show that.

This is coming from a staunch republican that does not use medicinal cannabis but consumes highly nutritional hemp seed on a daily basis since the DEA allowed it in 2004.

Jun 12, 2014 12:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
GoBreaux wrote:

Maybe the republicans can review US PATENT 6630507 (cannabinoid patent applied to health benefits)

Jun 12, 2014 12:36pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
David_K wrote:

What is wrong with these people? They say all life is sacred and yet they are uncivilized and barbaric to the point of denying medicine that helps sick children. There is something very wrong with people who deny safe, gentle, natural, and effective medicine to a child.

The education campaign is no doubt promoted by the new American Taliban that they represent.

Jun 12, 2014 12:43pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
knowa wrote:

For every American behind bars, for a non-violent marijuana related offense, the federal government is guilty of wrongful prosecution, and they know it. When you study how the Nixon policy of scheduling against what his medical adviser Dr. Egeberg who was bullied into only a temporary classification #1 and discarded 700 pages of his own commissioned Shafer report. This was all about getting back at his enemies.

Jun 12, 2014 5:01pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
V1iL1926 wrote:

The Republican Party just seems to distance itself from the average US Citizen more and more all the time!! Wonder when we will get a 3rd party.

Jun 13, 2014 6:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
michaelt47 wrote:

The Sheriff knows that to decriminalize or legalize anything in the way of some drug or Marijuana, will cost public jobs. To lower your budget in a public setting is unacceptable in their eyes.

Jun 13, 2014 7:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Rastajeff wrote:

Marijuana aka cannabis hemp is defined in the dictionary as a tall Asiatic herb and has been used for thousands of years for physical and spiritual healing. The DEA’s own law judge called it one of the safest therapeutic substances known to man. The plant has been used for food, clothing, shelter, energy, medicne and spiritual insight. They have told more lies about it then anything I can think of. They call it the devils weed. God made it and said it was good. The people are waking up to all the lies.

Jun 14, 2014 9:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
bobinmo wrote:

Why can’t we just let people choose for themselves? There’s no shortage of pot everywhere in America. At least by legalizing it we “might” be regaining “some” control over it. Meanwhile the benefits for the ill are clearly documented. REALLY ill people already have it bad enough. It’s time we give them a break. My only question is how in the blooming blazes can anyone actually afford it but of course I’ve wondered the same about booze too.

Jun 14, 2014 10:36am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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