Tampa, FL — With four weeks to go before the election there were some big developments in the battle over Amendment 2 – medical marijuana – literally rolling into the Bay area on Tuesday.
A tour bus with “Vote Yes on Two” wallpapered on its side, carrying well-known attorney John Morgan, drove to the student union about noon on the University of South Florida.
Morgan has been leading the battle trying to convince what may be key voters to head to the polls Nov. 4. Another rally was taking place Tuesday night in Ybor City. A debate with Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd was taking place in Polk County after that as well.
The latest polls show a dead-heat on the medical marijuana issue, and Morgan is clearly reaching out to demographic groups he believes can make the difference.
Morgan arrived at USF to a rock star’s welcome complete as he emerged from his tour bus, shaking hands and getting hugs from what appeared to be adoring fans.
Behind the student union building there was a pre-arrival rally in favor of Amendment Two that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.
“I’ve had family members with cancer and other debilitating conditions, so I’ve seen the effects of medical marijuana and sorely needed this is here,” said demonstrator Sarah Andrews.
“We don’t want it loose down here. We don’t want it like California, but we want it to be available,” said fellow demonstrator Anthony Livio.
Morgan has been touring college campuses across the state, trying to convince young people that the fate of Amendment Two is in their hands.
“Our opponents are counting on young people not voting. If young people …read more