Friday, October 3, 2014

Medical Marijuana October Bus Tour is coming to Orlando

Posted By on Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 11:36 AM

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Image via Politics of Pot Monday, Oct. 6, the Medical Marijuana October Bus Tour will be hitting Orlando. United for Care is taking to the streets throughout the state of Florida in October to hold speeches, town-hall discussions, forums and student rallies in support of the passage of Amendment 2. A variety of activists, physicians and patients will be speaking at these events, including United for Care Chairman John Morgan and United for Care Campaign Manager Ben Pollara.

What: United for Care, the main organization advocating for passage of Amendment 2 on November 4, will be going on the road for a bus tour featuring student rallies, speeches, forums and town-hall discussions in order to motivate voters to approve this important measure as well as inform those who are seeking more information on the amendment. There will be multiple speakers at the events, including activists, physicians and patients. United for Care Chairman John Morgan and/or United for Care Campaign Manager Ben Pollara will feature at these gatherings. Further details on their participation will be forwarded to the press on subsequent media advisories describing the events at each location. There will be ample media opportunities, including interviews with Mr. Morgan and Mr. Pollara, patients with debilitating conditions that do or could benefit from medical marijuana, and physicians and other community leaders supporting Amendment 2 (more details to come soon.)

The details:

Student Rally

When: 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6

Where: Universiry of Central Florida Student Union, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Town Hall Discussion

When: 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6


Town Hall Discussion Monday October 6th, 6:00PM Winter Park Civic Center 1050 West Morse Blvd., Winter Park FL 32789

Why: Amendment 2 would legalize the medical use of marijuana for qualifying patients in the State of Florida. The public debate over this amendment is one of the most fascinating stories in the state’s political landscape this year. These rallies and town halls will be well attended and will feature multiple, high profile speakers in support of this important measure.

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