|Casino mogul and trial lawyer pay for pot battle|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — The opposing campaigns battling over whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana are being largely funded by two wealthy individuals, who both insist their decision to open up their wallets is personal, not political.
Most of the money spent on Amendment 2 has come from opponent Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate, and supporter John Morgan, the founder of a well-known Florida law firm whose slogan “For the People” shows up frequently on the state’s television and radio airwaves.
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