President of the Florida Cannabis Action Network Cathy Jordan is suing Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube for wrongful conduct after cops raided the her home like a SWAT team crashing into Pablo Escobar's mansion back in February.
Back on February 15, cops swarmed Jordan's home after a government e ... More >>
As the rest of the nation is crawling out of the caves and embracing the legalizing of pot and same-sex marriage, Florida is still being all Florida about such things.
According to a new poll conducted by Quinnipiac, residents of our fine state remain split down the middle on gay marriage, while a ... More >>
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary JohnsonAfter his polling numbers dropped this fall and he was no longer being invited to the debates with other GOP presidential candidates, the probability of former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson's running as the Libertarian Party candidate in 2012 looks a bit more lik ... More >>
Let's clear a few things up just in case anyone was misled by a column from the Sun Sentinel's Nicole Brochu earlier this week. Despite a recent survey that found 57 percent of Floridians support legalization of medical marijuana, Brochu doesn't think that it's likely to happen. "Florida isn ... More >>
Commercial Medical Group, one of the raided businesses.The feds have taken note of South Florida's illegally run "pill mills," and a yearlong undercover investigation culminated in an early-morning raid today. It focused on mills that flouted prescription laws. Rounded up in the sweep was Zvi Per ... More >>
Bruce D. Grant is the director of the governor's Office of Drug Control, and he found out by e-mail last month that Rick Scott's transition team had decided to eliminate his four-person office to save half a million dollars a year. Meanwhile, the state is still struggling to finalize the Prescrip ... More >>
There's a conference under way in West Palm Beach called "Rx for Change: Targeting Prescription Drug Abuse." One of the major talking points is the staggering number of accidental deaths related to prescription drug abuse: seven every day in Florida. That's more than the number of car-crash death ... More >>
Photo from jimlewisforflorida.comLewis: "Faint heart never won fair maiden."Jim Lewis won't be your next attorney general. But if there were some miraculous come-from-behind victory for the perennial losing candidate, Lewis would bring about a radical change. He'd legalize pot. Not just medicinal ... More >>