FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PETITION

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I AM A REGISTERED VOTER OF FLORIDA AND HEREBY PETITION THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PLACE THE
FULL TEXT OF THIS AMENDMENT TO THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION ON THE BALLOT IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

Title: Freedom to Use Medical Marijuana
For Specific Certified Medical Purposes

SUMMARY: Establishes a Right of individuals to choose to obtain and use marijuana for specific Medical Purposes when certified as Medically Appropriate by a licensed physician; protects physicians and third parties who recommend or provide medical marijuana and allows Penalties for Fraudulent Certification or Use.

Full Text of Proposed Amendment: Additional Section is Inserted in Article I of the Florida Constitution. Freedom to Use
Medical Marijuana for Specific Certified Medical Purposes.

[A] Each Natural Person has the Right to obtain and use marijuana for medical purposes when a licensed physician has certified:

  1. That use of marijuana is medically appropriate for that Person in the professional judgement of the Physician, and

  2. That the Person’s Health may Benefit from use of marijuana in the treatment of Cancer, HIV, AIDS, Anorexia, Glaucoma, Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Spasticity, Migraine, or Other Specified Medical Condition or Illness.

[B] The legislature is authorized to enact measures implementing Certification Procedures under this section. Notwithstanding this provision, no legislation is required for this section to take legal effect.
[C] No physician may be subjected to criminal prosecution, professional disciplinary regulation, or other legal sanction, based on his or her certification of marijuana use under this section unless such a certification is fraudulent and the physician knows or should have known of the fraud.
[D] No natural person may be subjected to criminal prosecution or other legal sanction based on his or her cultivation, provision, transportation or sale of marijuana for, or to, a person who has obtained marijuana for certified medical use under this section.
[E] If any portion of this section is held invalid for any reason, the remaining portions of this section, to the fullest extent possible, shall be served from the void portion and given the fullest possible force and application on the day after approval by the electorate.

Pd. Political adv. By FLORIDIANS FOR MEDICAL RIGHTS
P.O. BOX 290054 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33329-0054
VOLUNTEER AND CONTRIBUTIONS ARE BADLY NEEDED
954-537-3150 For office use only
Serial Number:97-04
Date Approved: 8-28-97

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Floridians for Medical Rights
P.O. Box 290054
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33329-0054
(954)  537-3150