Three pit bulls and a puppy suspected of being a part of a dog fighting ring have been rescued by Indian River County police. The dogs were found at a home located at 4565 33rd Avenue in Vero Beach, and had injuries consistent with dog fighting, according to officials. When police found the dogs, ... More >>
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 >>
Back on February 25, cops raided the home of president of the Florida Cannabis Action Network Cathy Jordan, like a SWAT team crashing into Pablo Escobar's mansion. See also: - Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Florida - Florida Medical Marijuana Bill Author Jeff Clemens Says "It's About Compassi ... More >>
It's not looking good for the the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida. While the Florida Legislature has gone ahead and moved forward with trying to ban bongs, the Cathy Jordan bill has yet to even get a hearing in either the House or the Senat ... More >>
Florida state Sen. Jeff Clemens introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow patients with certain qualifying medical conditions to privately and legally possess medical marijuana. The bill, named after Florida Cannabis Action Network President and ALS patient Cathy Jordan, would allow patients to ... More >>
On Monday, cops raided the home of Cathy Jordan, president of the Florida Cannabis Action Network, and seized all her pot after a government employee who was visiting a neighbor spotted some marijuana plants on her property. Turns out, Jordan has Lou Gehrig's disease and uses the marijuana as treat ... More >>
Earlier this year, Joel Lester, a Canadian living in Boca Raton, saw a void that needed to be filled. Head shops and corner stores across the country had been raking in big bucks from bath salts and so-called herbal incenses, better-known as fake pot. Then the feds tossed down a blanket ban, launche ... More >>
Not content with locking up Palm Beach medical marijuana activist Robert Platshorn for almost 30 years, the federal government has now decided to rob him of his constitutional rights, restricting his ability to travel and enjoy free speech and assembly. They don't like him advocating drug ... More >>
See also "Fake-Pot Industry Comes Down From A Three-Year High"The effects of synthetic cannabinoids on the human brain are not well understood. Yet people routinely smoke this stuff, sometimes called "synthetic pot."This week's cover story on the subject describes the phenomenon, but a recently publ ... More >>
See also "Synthetic Marijuana Ban Seems Like a Good Idea, Probably Won't Do Much" and "Broward Commission Moves to Ban Bath Salts, Fake Weed"The war on synthetic drugs has gone federal, and in a big way.Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Wedne ... More >>
See also "DEA Storms Synthetic Pot Distribution Sites Across Florida" and "Synthetic Marijuana Ban Seems Like a Good Idea, Probably Won't Do Much"The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday launched a massive nationwide campaign aimed at distributors of herbal incense, or synthetic pot. All sai ... More >>
See also "Synthetic Marijuana Ban Seems Like A Good Idea, Probably Won't Do Much" and "Broward Commission Moves to Ban Bath Salts, Fake Weed"The Dania Beach City Commission on Tuesday evening cleared the way for a ban on selling bath salts and herbal incense, more commonly referred to as synthetic m ... More >>
I remember the exact moment I decided that I would never again smoke synthetic marijuana. I was in the shower watching my heart beat out of my chest. I wasn't panicking or anxious or very stoned, just severely uncomfortable. The muscles in my face cramped tightly. A headache bore thro ... More >>
Resolutions to let voters decide on an amendment to the Florida Constitution to legalize medical marijuana have now been proposed in both chambers of the Legislature.Miami Democratic Sen. Larcenia Bullard dropped Senate Joint Resolution 1028 in the hopper on Friday, becoming the Senate side ... More >>
sodahead.comIf you want to see a medical marijuana referendum on the 2012 ballot, you'll have to say a prayer that House Joint Resolution 353 passes through the Legislature -- it's currently in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee -- or you're going to have to be one of 646,889 more Floridians to si ... More >>
sodahead.comNot quite yet.An amendment to the Florida Constitution to legalize medical marijuana may be proposed on 2012 voter ballots, if one House Democrat gets his way.Rep. Jeff Clemens of Lake Worth has submitted House Joint Resolution 353, which would put a medical-marijuana amendment up to ... More >>
Duuuuuuuuude.There are some bong-ripping writers and opinion-givers out there who believe that Eric Perez -- the 18-year-old who died at a West Palm Beach juvie lockup last month -- died because of the prohibition of marijuana.Perez was on already on probation for a robbery when he was younger, a ... More >>
Jeffrey Kennedy, with his wife, Sharon, says they've gone through "18 months of hell" since his arrest.Prosecutors dropped criminal charges today against a Palm Beach County man who had claimed a medicinal marijuana defense in a case that could have sent him to prison for five years for growing p ... 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 >>
A survey conducted by GOP pollster Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates -- the same firm that conducted polls for Florida Gov. Rick Scott's campaign -- found that 57 percent of Floridians support legalization of medicinal marijuana. Daily BruinSoon coming to a strip mall near you? This news ... 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 >>
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FlickrEric Emmanuel, a 35-year-old man from Pembroke Pines, is being charged in what's said to be the biggest marijuana bust in Pennsylvania history. He and Stanley Baptiste, of Winter Garden, were arrested this weekend on a stretch of freeway east of the state capital, Harrisburg. Police found 6 ... More >>
Local attorney Norm Kent serves on the Board of Directors of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. So it wouldn't take a giant stretch of the imagination to picture him puffing on what my grandma used to call "the wacky weed." Saturday, however, Kent made it official in ... More >>
He was the first big bust of the War on Drugs. That and two bits won't get you a cup of coffee.
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