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Florida May Be the 24th Medical Marijuana State

The legal marijuana family is about to grow in the states by the end of the month, hopefully. Florida is currently voting for or against Amendment 2 to expand the use of medical marijuana in the state. This will allow more qualifying conditions and types of marijuana to be added to the Compassionate Care...

Marijuana Legalization In The United States At a Glance

On November 4, the people of Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, DC, will vote on whether or not to undo the reefer madness mistake of yesteryear, and follow in Colorado and Washington’s footsteps by going green and legalizing marijuana. While in Florida voters will have the opportunity to amend their...

Florida Judge Blocks Unconstitutional Drug Testing law

Florida’s recent law forcing welfare applicants to submit to a drug test has been blocked by a federal judge. In perhaps the perfect storm of unexpected characters, a 35 year old Navy veteran and a judge appointed by former president George W. Bush are at the helm of this crusade. Luis Lebron is a...

Drug Testing FAIL: No Savings, More Money for Rick Scott

Recently there seems to be an unsettling trend sweeping the country, state mandated drug testing for welfare recipients. While proponents for this say that this will prevent drug abusers from using tax dollars to feed their habit, they are completely overlooking the many negative aspects to these types of...

Florida Drug Law Ruled Blatantly Unconstitutional

In Florida, a federal judge has declared the state’s drug law unconstitutional on its face. If the judgement is upheld on appeal, the effect will be enormous; leading to thousands of dismissed cases and freed prisoners. The ruling sprung from the case of Mackle Sheldon, who was convicted of delivering...

Miami Beach Wants Weed

The people of Miami Beach are looking to go green and make the legendary party town a little more 420 friendly. On Wednesday, a diverse coalition of local and national activists came to City Hall with thousands of signatures and one simple demand: a marijuana decriminalization ballot question. The petition...

Brisco: The New Face Of 420Petition

Miami-based hip-hop artist Brisco is compounding his lyrical talent with his passion for pot, and standing up as the face of 420Petition.com. He’s teamed up with the online marijuana legalization engine to spread the word about weed, and change the status of marijuana as an illegal drug in...