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John Morgan, of personal injury firm Morgan and Morgan, is backing a push to make medical marijuana legal in Florida
Morgan said marijuana gave his father a better quality of life his last few months.
"It was a game-changer for him in terms of comfort and appetite," Morgan said.
"I've had so many friends and family who have been cancer victims, glaucoma," he said. "What's wrong with this picture that you'd rather have some kind of manufactured pill that's poisonous than a plant that was put into nature by God that is not addictive, not toxic and not poisonous," Morgan said.
In Tallahassee, state Sen. Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, and state Rep.
Katie Edwards, D-Plantation, have filed bills ( SB1250/ HB1139) that would let doctor- authorized users possess up to four ounces and allow for marijuana farms and dispensaries in Florida.
Cape Coral man says medical marijuana changed his life.