Tallahassee, Florida-- You may not know the name Cathy Jordan, but you will soon. Jordan is the woman at the center of the battle to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.
She suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease and she grows and smokes marijuana to help alleviate her pain.
Ironically, police raided her home Monday and seized her marijuana stash after a government employee saw her pot plants growing in her yard. Because she can barely speak, her husband, Bob Jordan, a veteran, speaks for her.
Wednesday, State Senator Jeff Clemens of Lake Worth introduced State Bill 1250 in Tallahassee entitled "The Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act," that would allow Floridians with debilitating medical conditions to legally obtain and use marijuana if their doctors recommend it.
A recent poll reveals 70 percent of Floridians favor legalization, including 56 percent of Republicans...(click pic to continue reading)