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Tampa Bay Times - http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/times-recommends-vote-no-on-amendment-2-medical-marijuana/2200610    

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unemployment, Business, lawyer
Pregnancy

Therefore, disrupted temporal and/or spatial precision of cannabinoid receptor activation, especially due to in utero cannabis exposure, can destabilize finely tuned signalling networks resulting in altered brain circuit formation and sensitivity to secondary insults. 
 

Rosen, Amendment 2, Business, news video clip, Haridopolos
edibles

OVERCONSUMPTION OF MARIJUANA THROUGH EDIBLES IS AN ISSUE FOR PEOPLE OF ANY AGE, KIDS OR ADULTS, SAID DAWN MLATECEK, OWNER OF THE FRISCO DISPENSARY HERBAL BLISS, WHERE EDIBLES MAKE UP 30 TO 40 PERCENT OF SALES. SHE CAN’T BELIEVE LOOKALIKE PACKAGING WENT AS FAR AS IT DID.
“THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE IN THE INDUSTRY WHO NEED TO REALIZE THAT ALTHOUGH THAT’S FUNNY AND IT’S COOL, THERE IS A DOWNSIDE TO THAT,” SHE SAID. “WE’RE SEEING IT RIGHT NOW.”

edibles

A single 50 milligram inhalation of high-potency cannabis oil (a “dab”) can deliver a dose equal to over four joints of Mexican commercial weed from the Seventies.

  • 2 mg: threshold of psychoactivity for infrequent users. Very little to no impairment.
  • 2.5 mg: most report psychoactivity equal to a glass of wine or a beer. Doses in this range are popular for social anxiety, encouraging the munchies, and focus.
  • 5 mg: nearly all occasional users will note... Read More
Colorado, OpEd, Amendment 2, crime, youth, emergency room, highways, car crashes, Fatalities
OpEd, Alaska, crime
OpEd, Florida Courier
epilepsy, Charlotte's Web, Death
OpEd, Sheriff, Children, youth
Charlotte's Web, Studies
Long-term, Side-Effects, Brain, Research, Studies
religious leader, position paper
Resolution, position paper
Teen, youth, opioid, abuse
Morgan, follow the money
youth, addiction
video, law enforcement, Sheriff

Medical marijuana vacation destination?  Is this what we want in Florida?  Will it be safe at our amusement parks?

heart, animals, hemp

Previous research has found that marijuana can increase heart rate and blood pressure, which could tip a vulnerable individual over into heart attack territory

OpEd, Children, community, County commissioner
Amendment 2, opinion
Amendment 2, political
poisoning, monk, farms
Studies, Research, recreational
Brain, Studies
amendment, vote no
amendment, vote no
amendment, putman, agriculture, Business, tourism
Pharmacists, Motycka, vote no
religious leader, church, amendment, Bishops, vote no
workplace, Business, drug testing
vote no, amendment
Colorado, legalization
pot shops, SOS
Morgan
workplace, Business
Studies, young adults, usage
Amendment 2
Connecticut, pot candy, lollipop, Children
catholic, religious leader, church, amendment

Let’s call a spade a spade.  Don’t be fooled to think you are helping the sick by voting for this when, in fact, you would just be making marijuana accessible to virtually everyone.  

amendment, youth, Florida
church, religious leader, amendment
nationally, highways, safety, car crashes
amendment, Sheriff
religious leader, church, amendment, vote no
Resolution, Amendment 2, opposed, church
Gallop, legalization
Death, impaired

20-year-old Ward “was under the influence of marijuana” at the time of the Aug. 9 race at levels “enough to impair judgment.”

edibles, candy, legalization, Children
homeless, Colorado-0

"We were averaging 190 people a night. Now we are averaging 345 people a night," said Murray Flagg, the Salvation Army Intermountain Divisional secretary for social services.

addiction, youth, Dr. Drew
video, workplace, Business
seizure, knockout
tobacco, causation
health, youth, Studies, dropout

The large meta-analysis – a study of combined previous research – showed that people who are daily users of cannabis before the age of 17 are more than 60 per cent less likely to complete secondary school or to complete a degree compared with those who have never used the drug.

Business, depression, anxiety
welfare, debit cards, food stamps
voters, amendment, vote no
Growers, Charlotte's Web, Dept. of Health

But some growers object to a Department of Health plan that offers details about how the law would be carried out. In its challenge,...

Morgan
youth, suicide

Teenagers who start smoking cannabis daily before the age of 17 are seven times more likely to commit suicide, a study has found.

edibles, pizza, infused
Business, Employer, drug free workplace
youth, dropout, high school, addiction, suicide

Teenagers who smoke marijuana daily are over 60 percent less likely to complete high school than those who never use. They're also 60 percent less likely to graduate college and seven times more likely to attempt suicide.

Resolution, amendment, vote no
judges, supreme court, vote no, amendment
amendment, vote no, judges, legalization
Business, workplace, drug testing, insurance

Is this what Floridians want?

Business, workman's comp, insurance, Medical
Doctors, amendment
amendment, Bishop Lynch, religious leader, church
Studies, addiction, legalization
Resolution, position paper, legalization, DARE
File 'Yes on 2' Campaign Chairman, John Morgan, Unplugged and Uncensored with subtitles Morgan, video

John Morgan "Unplugged" after a debate in Polk County.

Doctors, amendment
OpEd, Death
workplace, Business, Employer

The Marijuana Report

Business, Environment, zoning

Unfortunately, like its role model in tobacco, smoked marijuana continues to increase mortality rates, whether the deaths are from vehicular crashes, suicide or respiratory disease, according to the Journal.
 
 

harm, Colorado-0, youth
Bush, amendment, vote no
Colorado-0, youth, car crashes 2, Death, exposure, alcohol
Calvina, lawyer
Teens, Brain, Studies
Business, Employer
feces, Medical
Colorado-0, traffic, Fatalities
Colorado-0, candy, Death, overdose
Colorado-0, Black Market
vote no, rubio
Death, heart
vote no, safety, Police
Colorado, crime
UF, vote no, university
youth, usage, map
Doctors, vote no
Death, baby
college, vote no
amendment

The things you won't see in the law are:

  • Suggestions on addressing the local zoning regulations. “We can’t fix local zoning, so that has to be negotiated at the local level,” ... Read More

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