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  • Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Smoke Cannabis in Florida
    Medical Marijuana Patients Can Now Smoke Cannabis in Florida

    In 2016, more than 70 percent of Florida residents voted in favor of medical marijuana in the state. But when then-Gov. Rick Scott signed it into law in 2017, he banned smokable cannabis throughout ...

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  • Poll finds Floridians in favor of recreational marijuana, restoring felons' rights
    Poll finds Floridians in favor of recreational marijuana, restoring felons' rights

    A poll from released in February conducted by the University of North Florida found that a majority of registered voters in the state support restoring the right to vote to non-violent convicted ...

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  • Tallahassee mayor says 'Legalize it'
    Tallahassee mayor says 'Legalize it'

    Andrew Gillum, mayor of Tallahassee, last week tweeted his support of recreational marijuana. In response to a tweet from Lester Holt of NBC News showing a pull in which 60 percent of respondents said ...

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  • Norwegian study finds decriminalizing marijuana leads to lower crime rates
    Norwegian study finds decriminalizing marijuana leads to lower crime rates

    A 2015 report from the Norwegian School of Economics says it pretty plainly: Decriminalizing marijuana can lead to lower instances of crime. Drug markets are well known for their violence. However, in ...

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  • Feds given the green light to go after medicinal marijuana
    Feds given the green light to go after medicinal marijuana

    The United States Justice Department, under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is expected to backtrack on an Obama administration police of the federal government not challenging state laws that provide ...

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  • Recreational marijuana use unlikely to be on Florida ballots in 2018
    Recreational marijuana use unlikely to be on Florida ballots in 2018

    A group seeking to put the possibility of recreational marijuana use before Florida voters in 2018 says it's more than 700,000 petition signatures short. That means it's very unlikely the issue would ...

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