AMENDMENT 2 RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATES, TIMES AND PLACES SHOWN BELOW: February 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Duval County Health Department  900 University Blvd. North Jacksonville, FL 32211 February 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – noon  Broward County Health Department 780 SW 24th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 February…

How and When to Get a Lawyer in Florida This is Part 3 of a 5 part series called “How to Survive the American Criminal Justice System.” Last week we discussed how to deal with police. This information comes from the book “Black and Blue Lives: How to Survive and Reform American Criminal Justice,” you can purchase it on…

This is Part four of a five part weekly series entitled “How to Survive the American Criminal Justice System.” Last week we discussed How and When to Get a Lawyer. This information was first printed in the book “Black and Blue Lives: How to Survive and Reform American Criminal Justice,” available here on Amazon  for $7.97,…

This is Part five of the weekly series entitled “How to Survive the American Criminal Justice System.” Last week we discussed How to Handle Jail. This information was first published in the book “Black and Blue Lives: How to Survive and Reform American Criminal Justice,” available here on Amazon  for $7.97, or in kindle format for just $.99, and free…

How to Deal with Police   This is Part two of a five part weekly series entitled “How to Survive the American Criminal Justice System.” Last week we discussed how to avoid arrest. This information was first printed in the book “Black and Blue Lives: How to Survive and Reform American Criminal Justice,” available here…

THE BLOG Restricting Veterans’ Medical Cannabis Will Cost Lives  Dec 12, 2016 | Updated Dec 12, 2016 Marc Davis Business writer, health and wellness blogger   KATARZYNABIALASIEWICZ VIA GETTY IMAGES Why are so many military veterans reeling with “a sense of anger, hurt, frustration and betrayal?” And why is a group of them marching on…

In addition to selecting a new President, Florida voters approved Amendment 2, which amends the Florida Constitution to legalize medical marijuana for use by individuals with specific debilitating medical conditions, as determined by a Florida licensed physician. With its passage, Amendment 2 requires the Florida Department of Health to regulate marijuana production and distribution centers…

Florida became the 26th state to legalize medical marijuana a week ago. Amendment 2 was on the ballot in 2014 but failed to pass, receiving 58% of the vote (Florida requires 60% or more for constitutional amendments). The second time was the charm, as the 2016 version of the initiative received 71% of the vote.…

It was a big day for pot in America. USA TODAY (Photo: tvirbickis, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Supporters of medical marijuana on Wednesday celebrated the landslide victory of Amendment 2 as long-needed relief for Florida’s sickest patients. But it will likely be many months before most of the estimated 450,000 people who qualify for the drug will…