Let Them Have Pot

Whether it's cancer, chronic pain, seizures, or glaucoma, most of us have someone in our lives who could benefit from the legalization of marijuana. (There are also those who would argue that marijuana should just be legalized outright, but that's another cause for another day.) If your issue is one based in medical necessity, than United for Care's campaign manager Ben Pollaro would like to invite the public to attend the Future of Medical Marijuana Conference Sunday, June 29 at the Westin Hotel Fort Lauderdale. Listen to people with lots of letters at the end of their names discuss the many reason m.j. should be legal for the suffering masses.
Sun., June 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 2014
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Rebecca McBane is the arts and culture/food editor for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. She began her journalism career at the Sun Sentinel's community newspaper offshoot, Forum Publishing Group, where she worked as the editorial assistant and wrote monthly features as well as the weekly library and literature column, "Shelf Life." After a brief stint bumming around London's East End (for no conceivable reason, according to her poor mother), she returned to real life and South Florida to start at New Times as the editorial assistant in 2009. A native Floridian, Rebecca avoids the sun and beach at all costs and can most often be found in a well-air-conditioned space with the glow of a laptop on her face.
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