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Daughter of Publix founder gives $800K TO FIGHT Florida medical-marijuana amendment

Jenkins gives 800k against medical marijuana

Daughter of Publix founder gives $800K TO FIGHT Florida medical marijuana amendment Well folks, she’s back at it again. Carol Jenkins, daughter of Publix Super Markets founder George Jenkins and founder of the Carol Jenkins Barnett Family Trust, JUST CONTRIBUTED another $800,000 (yes $800 THOUSAND DOLLARS) towards the fight AGAINST the medical marijuana amendment. Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty positive there are plenty of other places and things throughout our great State that could really use even a portion of that money. Earlier in 2014, her trust also contributed $540,000 to the Drug Free Florida Committee.  A contribution that actually helped them lead a successful effort that year to defeat the proposed constitutional amendment. Because of that, medical marijuana remained illegal in Florida. Now, we LOVE Publix….But Carol Jenkins needs to do some actual research and stop trying to fight against something that can help so many. Especially when she is a face ...

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Oregon And D.C. Legalize; While Florida Says No To Medical Marijuana

Although polls have found almost 90 percent public support for medical marijuana in Florida, a state measure that would have legalized cannabis for medicinal purposes failed on Tuesday. A majority of voters approved of Amendment 2, about 57 percent, but state law requires a supermajority of support — 60 percent or higher — so the ballot initiative failed to pass. Upon further review, only 1/3rd of Florida’s registered voters showed up to vote. That’s means that roughly 33% decided the future of 100% of the FL population. Nicely done Florida. So disappointing…… ————————- OFFICIAL RECAPS via RFP: Voters in Washington, D.C., have approved the legal use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Supporters of the D.C. marijuana measure had a 65-29.5 percent lead as of 9:09 p.m. ET, with 20,727 voting in favor. The D.C. case could create friction between the city’s leaders and Congress — particularly if, as many expect, ...

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