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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pinellas Adult Pre-Arrest Diversion (APAD) Program – The Good, The Bad, and the Unknown:

  What is the Adult Pre-Arrest Diversion (APAD) Program? The Adult Pre-Arrest Diversion (APAD) Program was conceived by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) and Sheriff Bob Gualtieri as an alternative to arresting individuals for certain lower level crimes.  Community Service, Education, and Restitution are the alternative sanctions to incarceration (jail time). The goals of [ Read More… ]

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Voters Can Legalize Medical Marijuana on Election Day

The video above features Dr. Gregory Gerdeman, a neuroscientist and Assistant Professor of Biology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. In the video, Dr. Gerdeman describes why he supports the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, or Amendment 2, which will be on the ballot this Tuesday. He says in conclusion, “Cannabis is safe and it’s [ Read More… ]

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