“People United for Medical Marijuana,” the political committee supporting legalization of medical marijuana in Florida received another $143,366 in the first three weeks of June, spending just about the same, according to the Florida Division of Elections.
The committee raised about $3.45 million overall, as well as accepting about $1.9 million in loans as of June 20. Much of the money went to collecting the required petition signatures to get Amendment 2 on the November ballot.
Friday was the deadline for filing campaign-finance data from June 1 through June 20.
Meanwhile, People United for Medical Marijuana spent $123,188 during the same period. “Drug Free Florida Committee,” an opposing political organization, raised $25,150 in the first three weeks of June, for an overall total of $2.74 million.