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Amendment 2 for medical marijuana sweeps the polls with a huge win

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Florida’s Amendment 2, relating to the availability of medical marijuana to patients who need it, swept the polls with a 70 to 30 split on Tuesday night’s election. The amendment proposes to make medical marijuana legal for doctors to give out prescriptions to patients who need it. Last time out, it got 58 percent of the vote, but because it required a “super majority” of 60 percent, it didn’t pass. Supporters of the amendment say it’s a sensible alternative medicine…

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