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Published On: Sun, Nov 3rd, 2013

Talking medical marijuana with FL CAN Executive Director, Jodi James

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia now allow medical marijuana use for qualified patients. Two states have legal, regulated cannabis for adults–Colorado and Washington.

Image/David Benbennick

Image/David Benbennick

The battle for the legalization of medical marijuana is ongoing in the state of Florida as Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature served notice Wednesday that they intend to challenge a medical-marijuana ballot question before the state’s Supreme Court.

Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi is expected to argue against next month at a Dec. 5 hearing before the court.

On the Saturday, Nov. 2 airing of Dispatch RadioJodi James, Florida Cannabis Action Network Executive Director joined me to discuss the medical benefits of marijuana.

Topics included its use for treating or alleviating the symptoms of Multiple sclerosis (MS), Post Traumatic Stress and cancer.

According to their website, the purpose of FL CAN is to generate public support for sensible cannabis policies and to assist in the implementation thereof; to provide a forum for the public to speak out on this issue of national social concern; to educate the public regarding the consequences of cannabis prohibition and to raise funds to promote these civic purposes.

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- Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Global Dispatch. Robert has been covering news in the areas of health, world news and politics for a variety of online news sources. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the website, Outbreak News Today and hosts the podcast, Outbreak News Interviews on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify Robert is politically Independent and a born again Christian Follow @bactiman63

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  1. James says:

    Floridian disabled for over 10 years would like medical marijuana instead of pain meds…

    how can I help the most? I refuse to move to west coast or anywhere for that matter.. thanks

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