Katie Edwards http://wlrn.org en Pam Bondi's Claim That Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment Too Lenient Is 'Mostly True' http://wlrn.org/post/pam-bondis-claim-floridas-medical-marijuana-amendment-too-lenient-mostly-true <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The organization trying to legalize medical marijuana in Florida is baffled and annoyed by a </span><a href="http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2013/dec/17/pam-bondi/pam-bondi-says-amendment-would-make-florida-one-mo/" target="_blank">PolitiFact</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2013/dec/17/pam-bondi/pam-bondi-says-amendment-would-make-florida-one-mo/" target="_blank"> conclusion</a> that their proposal would create one of the least regulated environments for medical marijuana in the country.</s Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:33:34 +0000 Rick Stone 25331 at http://wlrn.org Pam Bondi's Claim That Florida's Medical Marijuana Amendment Too Lenient Is 'Mostly True' Lawmakers Urge Better Reporting On Treatment Of ESE Students http://wlrn.org/post/lawmakers-urge-better-reporting-treatment-ese-students <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.5; ">With just a few days left of the legislative session, we're working to get as many answers as possible to questions posed during our last </span>WLRN-<span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.5; ">Miami</span><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.5; "> Herald Town Hall meeting in February.</span></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:03:09 +0000 Gina Jordan 13261 at http://wlrn.org Lawmakers Urge Better Reporting On Treatment Of ESE Students WLRN Town Hall: How Can We Increase Parent Participation In Schools? http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-town-hall-how-can-we-increase-parent-participation-schools <p></p><p><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><font size="2" style="font-size: 11pt">Education was a hot topic at the <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-town-hall-tackles-states-tough-issues-legislatures-2013-session" target="_blank">WLRN-Miami Herald Town Hall</a> meeting in February. </font></font></p><p><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><font size="2" style="font-size: 11pt">Only a small portion of the questions that came in were asked during the panel discussion. But we're working to get as many answered as possible.</font></font></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:05:06 +0000 Gina Jordan 12421 at http://wlrn.org WLRN Town Hall: How Can We Increase Parent Participation In Schools? Despite Legislative Slide From Hostile To Neutral, Marijuana Bill Seems Doomed http://wlrn.org/post/despite-legislative-slide-hostile-neutral-marijuana-bill-seems-doomed <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>National opinion surveys are showing increasing support for medical uses of marijuana. Patients are puffing away legally in 18 states and the climate for medicinal pot has even become more welcoming in Florida.</p><p>Is Florida about to become State No. 19?</p><p>The question arose during the WLRN/Miami Herald Town Hall before the legislative session began. The questioner was Juan Palenzuela of Hollywood:</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:05:11 +0000 Rick Stone 12159 at http://wlrn.org Despite Legislative Slide From Hostile To Neutral, Marijuana Bill Seems Doomed What's Snuffing Out Medical Weed In Florida? http://wlrn.org/post/whats-snuffing-out-medical-weed-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A <a href="http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=50439" target="_blank">medical marijuana bill </a>sponsored by two South Florida Democrats has reached the end of the line in Tallahassee.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rick Stone 11767 at http://wlrn.org What's Snuffing Out Medical Weed In Florida?