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Media Roundtable: Poll Shows Close Race Between Crist And Scott, Majority For Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac poll looking at Florida's gubernatorial race and the hot issue of medical marijuana shows some interesting results.Former Republican governor and current Democratic candidate Charlie Crist has a seven point lead over Republican Governor Rick Scott.

Also, 82 percent of the state’s voters support legalizing medical marijuana, despite vocal opposition from Attorney General Pam Bondi and the leaders of the state legislature.

Joining us on our regular Friday media roundtable to discuss this and other stories are our panel of local journalists:

Additional topics include Mayor Alvin Brown's security costs, and the latest in the Jameis Winston case.
You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.