John Morgan

Will he or won't he? Attorney John Morgan said little Friday to answer that question about whether he'll run for governor.

During an appearance at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club, Morgan was at times profane, funny and well-opinionated. The Orlando attorney has become ubiquitous not only for his ads blanketing billboards and buses, but his efforts to get an amendment passed that would allow the use of medical marijuana in the state. That experience, he said, gave him a taste of what running for governor would be like.

Morgan, Latvala Test Waters In Governor’s Race

Feb 3, 2017

Speculation about contenders for the 2018 campaign for Florida governor picked up steam Thursday, as trial attorney John Morgan continued to flirt with a bid and a powerful state senator said he might join the fray.

John Morgan Mulls Run For Governor

Nov 18, 2016

He's a blustery rich guy with a penchant for media attention and a catchy slogan.

No, not the guy preparing to move into the White House. We're talking about the one in Orlando whose "For The People" ads are a fixture on television screens, billboards and the sides of buses.

And after lawyer John Morgan shepherded through a constitutional amendment last week to broadly legalize medical marijuana in Florida, rumblings started that he might be a Democratic candidate for governor in 2018.

Morgan Keeps Opening Wallet For Medical Pot

Oct 14, 2015

With Orlando attorney John Morgan continuing to open his wallet, a political committee backing the legalization of medical marijuana raised $315,791 during September, while spending $342,342, according to a newly filed finance report.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says Florida’s lawsuit climate is among the worst in the nation—for businesses. The business lobby association is pushing state legislators to crack down on trial lawyers—including one big name in the industry.

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