|Casino head spends millions against pot amendment|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — One of the world’s richest men has decided to roll into a political battle over whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana.
New campaign finance reports filed Tuesday show that billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is now helping the group that wants to defeat the constitutional amendment that will be on the November ballot.
Adelson, a high-profile Republican donor and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., wrote a single check for $2.5 million to the political committee trying to defeat Amendment 2.
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