MIAMI — As November’s Election Day draws near, the debate over legalizing medical marijuana is heating up as opposition campaigns get cranking.

“We believe the unintended consequences of Amendment 2 are serious and numerous enough to constitute a public health risk for Floridians,” Dr. Alan Pillersdorf, president of Florida Medical Association, the state’s largest physicians group, wrote in a media release.

“The lack of clear definitions in the amendment would allow (health care) providers, with absolutely no training in the ordering of controlled substances, to order medical marijuana.”