Two of the biggest names to pass the expansion of medical marijuana in Florida—Orlando attorney John Morgan (above, right) and Florida For Care Executive Director Ben Pollara (left)—are going through a very public breakup after the state Legislature killed off a bill to regulate Florida’s medical marijuana industry late Friday evening.
After 60 days, state lawmakers still couldn’t reach an agreement over the number of retail facilities allowed in the proposals. With no compromise over the legislation, the bill died—and Morgan says the blame for that lies squarely with Ben Pollara.
Morgan and insiders explained Pollara and Florida For Care’s lobbying efforts were the real reason the legislation failed.
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