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 .  >>Calvin: WELCOME BACK.  71% OF FLORIDA VOTERS PASSED  AMENDMENT 2 GUARANTEEING THE  RIGHT OF MEDICAL CANNABIS.  >>Laurie: AND NOW THE MAN IS  COMING UNDER FIRE AMID  ALLEGATIONS HIS RESUME WAS  PADDED AND HE GOT THE JOB  BECAUSE HE’S A FAMILY FRIEND  OF RICK SCOTT.  >>TO GET RID OF THIS  STATE-SPONSORED CARTEL THAT  WAS CREATED.  >>Reporter: THOUSANDS OF  PEOPLE ACROSS FLORIDA HAVE  LINED UP TO RAIL AGAINST THE  STATE’S MEDICAL CANNABIS  PROGRAM, FROM THE MOTHER OF A  DISABLED CHILD.  >>WHAT WE GO THROUGH TO GIVE  THESE MEDICATIONS TO OUR KIDS.  >>Reporter: TO A SKABLD IRAQ  WAR VET.  >>IF YOU TRULY WANT TO THANK  VETERANS IN THIS STATE, THEN  GET OUT OF OUR WAY AND PRODUCE  A MEDICAL CANNABI PROGRAM  THAT WORKS FOR SICK  FLORIDIANS.  >>THIS IS THE UNITED STATES  OF AMERICA AND WE LIKE OUR  MARKETS FREE AND OPEN.  >>Reporter: AT THE CENTER OF  THE STORM IS FLORIDA’S POT  CZAR, CHRIS TAN BACKS WHICH IS  TASKED WITH IMPLEMENTING  AMENDMENT 2.  >>POLITICS IS GETTING IN THE  WAY OF MEDICINE.  AND THAT’S GOT TO STOP.  >>Reporter: STEIN ALLEGES  BACKS IS A PRODUCT OF THOSE  POLITICS AND NEVER SHOULD HAVE  BEEN APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR  RICK SCOTT.  >>IT’S A MATTER OF NEPOTISM.  >>Reporter: FOR BACKS IT’S A  FAMILY AFFAIR.  THE GOVERNOR FIRST HIRED HIS  SISTER LAURA AS AN AIDE IN  2013.  THEIR FATHER JAMES BACKS IS A  LONG-TIME REPUBLICAN DOET  DONOR INVOLVED IN A SCANDAL  BACK IN 2004, ACCUSED OF  GIVING FAVORS TO THE TOP DCF  OFFICIAL AT THE SAME TIME DCF  WAS GIVING $4 MILLION TO A  BACKS-RUN RESEARCH INSTITUTE  PROMPTING A MAJOR SHAKE-UP AT  DCF.  DESPITE THAT HISTORY, THE  GOVERNOR ALS RECENTLY  APPOINTED JAMES BACKS TO THE  EMPLOYEE RELATIONS ECONOMICS.  I CAUGHT UP WITH SCOTT LAST  WEEK TO ASK HIM ABOUT T  HIRING OF HIS POT CZAR.  DESPITE SAYING HE WOULD TALK,  HE LEFT OUT A BACK DOOR WHE  I WAS ABLE TO CATCH UP WITH  HIM.  >>WHY DID YOU HEAR CHRISTIAN  BACKS?  WAS IT NEPOTISM, GOVERNOR  YOU SAID YOU WOULD TALK TO ME.  >>>>Reporter: WE PLAYE IT  BACK, BUT STILL CAN’T  UNDERSTAND WHAT THE GOVERNOR  SAID.  >>IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT  THE DIRECTOR COME OUT AND GIVE  ANSWERS, AND ANSWER QUESTIONS  ABOUT HIS BACKGROUND AND HIS  RESUME.  >>Reporter: WHAT MOST  CONCERNS STATE SENATOR JEFF  CLEMONS IS CHRISTIAN BACKS’S  EXPERIENCE OR LACK THEREOF.  BACKS CLAIMED IN HIS RESUME HE  COFOUNDED A COMPANY CALLED CBK  CONSULTING AND SECURITY SIX  CANNABIS LICENSE FOR HIS  CLIENTS IN NEVADA AND  WASHINGTON STATE.  WE FOUND THE COMPANY WAS NEVER  INCORPORATED AND BACKS NEVER  PROVIDED PROOF THAT ANY WORK  WAS DONE.  >>Reporter: IF CHRISTIAN  BACKS EMBELLISHED HIS RESUME,  HE SHOULD FIND ANOTHER JOB.  >>Reporter: BACKS TESTIFIED  IN A COURT CASE ONE LAST YEAR  THAT ONE PARTNER WAS CARTER  AND SHE SAID SHE WAS NEVER A  PARTNER IN CBK.  SHE SAID BACKS ASSISTED HER  WITH SOME APPLICATIONS FOR HER  OWN CLIENTS, BUT SHE REFUSED  TO DETAIL ANY OF THAT WORK.  >>WE DON’T NEED ANYBODY WITH  FAKE EXPERIENCE WHO IS THERE  FOR CRONY CAPITALISM.  >>Reporter: WHEN I TRIED TO  QUESTION BAX LAST WEEK HE  MOTIONED THAT WE COULD TALK  OUTSIDE, BUT INSTEAD AN AIDE  JUMPED IN MY WAY.  >>I CAN HELP YOU.  >>Reporter: I WANTED TO ASK  YOU ABOUT CBK CONSULTING, DOES  IT EXIST?  BUT BAX IGNORED QUESTIONS.  ENTER FT. LAUDERDALE BOB  NORMAN, LOCAL 10 NEWS.  >>Reporter: THERE WAS NO

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