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The Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo kicked off Friday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center with more than 100 exhibitors, including doctors, insurance companies and attorneys.

“We’re a safe place to learn about the industry,” says Danielle Sedgwick, executive operations director for the conference. She says they’ve done other conferences in the western United States, but Florida’s emerging market and international connections drew them southeast.

A new poll from Saint Leo University suggests a medical marijuana ballot measure will fare well on the November ballot.

10/15/13 - Tuesday's Topical Currents examines the 75-year prohibition of cannabis in the United States.  20 states have now approved medical marijuana consumption . . . two states have legislated limited recreational use.  52% of Americans, according to a Pew Research poll, support the decriminalization of cannabis.