Victory! Florida OKs medical marijuana ammendment

Nov 08 2016 1 Comment Tags: Learn-More

Florida voters approved a state constitutional amendment Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana, broadening access to pot beyond the limited therapeutic uses approved by the legislature two years ago.

Currently, the law allows non-smoked, low-THC pot for patients with cancer or ailments that cause chronic seizures or severe spasms. The ballot measure formally legalizes medical marijuana, and broadens access for diseases with symptoms other than seizures or spasms.

 

 

Specifically it allows prescriptions for 10 illnesses: cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, AIDS, post-traumatic stress disorder, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis. It also allows doctors to prescribe pot for any other similar kind of ailment.

Existing Florida law restricted limited qualifying patients only to high CBD strains of cannabis, unless they were terminally ill.

CBD has been widely helping adults, and children who are dealing with some the illness mentioned above. Kids like Gwenevere:

 

[Excerpt from Wftv.com & Norml.com]

 

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  • I am 62 years old and I have extensive arthritis and scoliosis which cause 24/7 pain and spasms. I also have anxiety and depression. Will these be allowable for MM?

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