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Medical marijuana supporters score another big fundraising month in October

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The committee backing an amendment to legalize medical marijuana had another big fundraising month in October, largely on the back of its chairman, Orlando lawyer John Morgan. Morgan contributed $237,978 of the $337,292 raised last month by United for Care-People United for Medical Marijuana. Regular donor Barbara Stiefel wrote the committee another check for $40,000 in October. Since 2013 Stiefel, whose father founded Stiefel Laboratories, has given the committee $1.1 million. Richard Shevelow, an engineer from Carver, Massachusetts, wrote the…

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September another big fundraising month for People United for Medical Marijuana

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The committee backing an amendment to legalize medical marijuana had another big fundraising month in September, largely due to a $293,000 cash infusion from its chair, Orlando attorney John Morgan. People United for Medical Marijuana raised another $22,000 from other donors, mostly individuals giving $250 or less, to bring its monthly total over $315,000. People United spent more than $342,000, though, and posted a net loss in cash on-hand. Expenditures mainly went toward petition-gathering efforts. California-based PCI Consultants was the…

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