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Florida's Democratic candidate for agriculture commissioner says a second bank has terminated her campaign account because she supports medical marijuana.

A candidate running to become the state's next agriculture commissioner says banking giant Wells Fargo shut down her campaign account because she supports medical marijuana.

Ronald Yaffe of Sarasota is fighting stage-four kidney disease, hoping for a transplant, so he will need thousands of dollars each month for drugs. But when he went to Wells Fargo with $11,800 in cashier’s checks, the bank refused to honor them, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports. So Yaffe took the bank to court, and the judge sided with the patient. But the bank has appealed.