Caught With Prostitute, Investigator in Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resigns

By: Wednesday November 5, 2014 1:59 pm

The investigator who led the Department of Homeland Security’s internal review of the Secret Service’s 2012 prostitution scandal, David Nieland, claimed hotel records showed a member of the White House advance team signed a prostitute into his room the same night. The White House denied one of its people was involved and a formal report of the scandal by Nieland did not mention the White House staffer.

The staffer alleged to have been involved is now a policy adviser at the State Department. His father also works in the Obama administration. After the report became public, Nieland said he was asked to delete information about the White House staffer because it was potentially damaging to the administration during an election year.

 

Final Polls Say Medical Marijuana Amendment in Florida Might Come Just Short

By: Monday November 3, 2014 2:41 pm

The final set of polls in Florida indicate the medical marijuana measure might fail. All show Amendment 2, Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, probably won’t get enough support to be approved. While the measure will likely be supported by a majority of voters, under Florida law any amendment on the ballot needs get at least 60 percent of the vote to be approved.

Medical Marijuana Amendment Appears to Be in Trouble in Florida

By: Tuesday October 28, 2014 4:48 pm

Under Florida law, any amendment placed on the ballot needs to get 60 percent of the vote to be adopted. Even if all the undecided voters in this poll vote Yes, the measure would still be just short. While a significant majority of voters is likely to cast a ballot in favor of medical marijuana, it looks like it won’t hit the legal threshold.

More Polling Finds Medical Marijuana Right on the Edge in Florida

By: Tuesday October 14, 2014 2:31 pm

Indications are that the fight for medical marijuana in Florida will be extremely tight. A new Gravis Marketing poll finds Amendment 2, the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, falls just short of what is needed for approval.

New Poll: Medical Marijuana Winning in Florida

By: Friday October 10, 2014 8:03 am

There is very good news for medical marijuana in Florida. A new University of North Florida poll of likely voters found Amendment 2, the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, with overwhelmingly support.

Medical Marijuana Might Be in Trouble in Florida

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 12:24 pm

Efforts to to make Florida the first Southern state with a functioning medical marijuana system might fall short according to a new SurveyUSA poll for WFLA-TV.

The Four Big Marijuana Elections This November

By: Thursday October 2, 2014 1:22 pm

This November over 14 million American voters will have a chance to directly weigh in on the issue of marijuana reform. Alaska, Oregon, Florida, and the District of Columbia all have hugely significant marijuana measures on the ballot.

Poll: Florida’s Medical Marijuana Amendment in Danger

By: Wednesday September 17, 2014 11:17 am

Efforts to make Florida the first southern state to adopt medical marijuana are in danger of possibly coming up short this November. A new SurveyUSA/WFLA pollfound only 56 percent of voters at this moment plan to support Amendment 2, Florida’s Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative while 31 percent plan to vote against it. The remaining 13 percent are still undecided.

Poll: Medical Marijuana on Track for Narrow Victory in Florida

By: Tuesday September 2, 2014 12:12 pm

It is likely that Florida will adopt medical marijuana this November, but at this point victory isn’t assured. New polling shows Amendment 2, Florida’s Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, is doing well but could still be in danger.

Jeb Bush Comes Out Against Medical Marijuana in Florida

By: Friday August 15, 2014 8:54 am

It is worth highlighting and remembering this statement because Jeb Bush has been considering a 2016 Presidential run and polling indicates he has a chance at winning the Republican nomination. If Jeb Bush were elected President he would have the power to impede, harass or even completely destroy all the medical marijuana and adult-use marijuana companies in the places where they are legal under state law.

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