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Drug Free America calls John Morgan lawsuit ‘disappointing’

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John Morgan’s lawsuit against the state for not allowing medical marijuana to be smoked is “disappointing,” but “not surprising,” said the head of the Drug Free America Foundation on Thursday. Morgan, the Orlando-based attorney and entrepreneur, backed the medical marijuana constitutional amendment that was OK’d by 71 percent of voters last year on the statewide ballot. He filed suit earlier on Thursday. “It is obvious that the goal of the Legislature, which puts the health and safety of all Floridians first, is in…

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Drug Free America Foundation wants medical marijuana Special Session

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The Drug Free America Foundation is adding its voice to those calling for a Special Session on Medical Marijuana Implementation, according to a Monday press release. “It is critical that our leaders call a special session to complete the unfinished business of implementing Amendment 2,” said Calvina Fay, executive director of the Foundation. “Moreover, it is short-sighted to think that the lack of legislation to implement Amendment 2 will stop the marijuana industry from operating.” Fay, among other examples, cited a recent cease and…

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Drug Free America Foundation founder Betty Sembler retires as chair

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Drug Free America Foundation, the nation’s leading drug prevention and policy organization, is under new leadership today as Betty Sembler passes the torch to attorney James W. Holton. Sembler, wife of St. Petersburg developer Mel Sembler, served as DFAF founder and board chair for nearly 15 years. Holton is a real-estate lawyer based in Madeira Beach. He has served on the board for several years. “I would like to thank Mrs. Betty Sembler for all that she does and all…

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