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Medical Marijuana Debate Continues In Advance Of Referendum Vote

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Florida voters will decide this November whether the state will become the 22nd in the nation to legalize marijuana for medical use, and debate on the issue will likely continue until Election Day.

Ben Pollara, campaign manager for United for Care, the organization leading the charge to legalize medical marijuana in the state, spoke with Melissa Ross on Amendment 2.

You can follow Melissa Ross @MelissainJax and Lindsey Kilbride @lindskilbride.

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.
Lindsey Kilbride was WJCT's special projects producer until Aug. 28, 2020. She reported, hosted and produced podcasts like Odd Ball, for which she was honored with a statewide award from the Associated Press, as well as What It's Like. She also produced VOIDCAST, hosted by Void magazine's Matt Shaw, and the ADAPT podcast, hosted by WJCT's Brendan Rivers.