Conservative Countdown Florida 2014 Amendments Review

July 27, 2014 in News

us_constitutionLearn about the 3 amendments that will be on the November 2014 ballet and how we came to our understanding about them. We also suggest how we are going to vote.

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July 26th – The Idiots Are Loose

July 26, 2014 in News

surprisedToday we talk about:

  • No On 2 | Vote No. LINK
  • Marissa Alexander Denied Stand Your Ground Hearing, Faces 60 Years For ‘Warning Shot’
  • Israel: Kerry, Go Home.
  • Wacky news.

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Florida’s Amendment 2 – Just The Facts

July 26, 2014 in News

pot_in_a_jarFloridians will be voting on amendment 2 this November. The amendment is called: “Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative.”

Here is the wording on this amendment

Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize violations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or production of marijuana.

Here are the facts we found on this amendment:

(1) “Debilitating Medical Condition” means cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient.

(8) “Physician” means a physician who is licensed in Florida. (c)

LIMITATIONS.
(1) Nothing in this section shall affect laws relating to non-medical use, possession, production or sale of marijuana.
(2) Nothing in this section authorizes the use of medical marijuana by anyone other than a qualifying patient.
(3) Nothing in this section allows the operation of a motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under the influence of marijuana.
(4) Nothing in this law section requires the violation of federal law or purports to give immunity under federal law.
(5) Nothing in this section shall require any accommodation of any on-site medical use of marijuana in any place of education or employment, or of smoking medical marijuana in any public place.
(6) Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or authority to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana.

Why we have a problem with this amendment:

  • In the amendment is says: or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient. Meaning: a doctor could give a person a prescription for any reason they see fit.
  • the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient. Omits that marijuana will hurt you more than the problem you have.
  • Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or authority to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana. Insurance will not cover this but may cover marijuana pills that do not have the drug THC in them. 
  • Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating diseases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize violations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or production of marijuana.
  • Not a completely factual meaning of this law. (The courts have ruled that this definition is acceptable.)

July 19th – ‘Nobody of Relevance’

July 19, 2014 in News

nobodyToday we talk about:

  • What One Recent Study Found About Murder Rates and Concealed Carry Permits Is Likely to Make Gun Owners Smile.
  • ‘Nobody of Relevance’ Is Pushing to Impeach Obama, According to GOP Strategists.
  • Guess How Many Bills the Senate Has Actually Voted on This Year.
  • Wacky news.

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