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February 28, 2013 12:00 AM

Time for Florida to legalize the medical use of marijuana

If Florida's political leaders need a strong case for supporting the medicinal use of marijuana, Cathy Jordan would be the poster patient. The wheelchair-bound Parrish resident was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 1986 and began regularly smoking cannabis to combat symptoms in 1989.

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