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The Biggest Misconception Regarding Amendment 2

The Biggest Misconception Regarding Amendment 2

Oct 25 2016

Ben PollaraCampaign ManagerUnited for Care Our campaign to pass Amendment 2 deals with a lot of voter misconceptions: One misconception is that Florida's current medical marijuana laws already serve the majority of the patients who have serious, debilitating conditions. In fact, only a tiny percentage of those who should have access to treatment are able to. Another misconception is that local municipalities will not be able to limit the number or location of medical marijuana businesses. They will. However, the biggest misconception among voters is that medical marijuana is guaranteed to pass in 2016. It is not. Our opposition has...

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No on 2's Ads Are Silly

No on 2's Ads Are Silly

Oct 25 2016

If you needed another example of how No on 2 is trying to mislead voters, take their latest online ad. In their ad, they try to compare pharmacists with "Budtenders"—their phrase for people who run dispensaries. They say that under Amendment 2, pot could be obtained without a prescription, and not in a pharmacy.Here's what's misleading about that: Under (antiquated) federal law, medical marijuana can't be prescribed by a physician. It can't be sold by a pharmacist. However, it can be RECOMMENDED by a physician and the state is not prevented from setting the criteria for what businesses can legally sell...

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New Poll of Amendment 2 Shows 74% Support

New Poll of Amendment 2 Shows 74% Support

Oct 25 2016

Miami Beach, FL -- A new poll of Amendment 2 conducted by Anzalone Liszt Grove Research showed support for the medical marijuana amendment at 74%–which is consistent with other recently released poll.  The phone survey, which included 800 likely Florida voters, was conducted October 17th-20th via landline and mobile phones, with a margin of error of 3.59%.   "Despite the No on 2 campaign spending millions of dollars in advertising, Amendment 2 support is still holding strong. Voters across racial, gender, and geographic divides support the Amendment 2 ballot language by a winning margin," said Kevin Akins, pollster for Anzalone Liszt Grove. "Importantly, support today is +13% greater than...

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