Pro-medical marijuana advocates say their campaign will take off in June

In his mass generated email, Pollera wrote that the first thing Morgan told him as their effort began to take hold was to get acclaimed attorney Jon Mills to redraft the language that will allow for the initiative to withstand constitutional scrutiny in the courts.


Pollera said the goal is to collect close to a million signatures (officially they need to have nearly 700,000 legitimate signatures), with the campaign set to re-launch the petition effort in early June.


As Morgan told CL last month, the goal of organizers is to seek a veritable "army of volunteers" to assist in the petition gathering process. To that end, supporters can click now on the United for Care website.

Where is the petition?

That's the question posed in a press release/mass email generated today by Ben Pollara, the campaign manager for United for Care, aka the people trying to get a medicinal marijuana initiative on the 2014 ballot. Pollara said he hears that question nearly every day.

The momentum and excitement for advocates who have been trying for years to get such a constitutional amendment placed on the statewide ballot has never been greater, not after Orlando based attorney and Democratic fundraiser John Morgan announced last month that he would become the chair of the movement.

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