Medical marijuana measure
to be debated in September
A measure on the November 4 ballot proposes legalizing medical marijuana.
According to Ballotpedia website, the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, Amendment 2, if approved by 60% of voters, would guarantee the following:
That medical use of marijuana by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under state law.
2) That a licensed physician is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions for issuing marijuana to a person diagnosed with a "debilitating medical condition" under state law.
3)That registered medical marijuana treatment centers are not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under state law.
At the September 5 Belleair Women’s Republican Club luncheon, two speakers will further explain the issue and will make pro and con arguments about Amendment 2.
Ryan Schoeb, Esq., an associate at Luke Lirot, P.A., will speak in favor of adoption, and retired judge Irene Sullivan will present the opposing case.
Mr. Schoeb graduated from Bridgewater State University, in Massachusetts, with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. Judge Sullivan, also a noted author, retired in 2010 after 12 years as a circuit court judge in the Unified Family Court of Florida's sixth judicial circuit.