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  • Penalties for Marijuana Possession in Florida
    Penalties for Marijuana Possession in Florida

    If you’re like most adults over the age of 18, you’ve heard about “marijuana decriminalization.” Essentially, decriminalization means that if someone is caught possessing marijuana for personal ...

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  • Labor Day Arrests in Pensacola, Florida
    Labor Day Arrests in Pensacola, Florida

    Labor Day 2019 will be on Monday, September 2nd. Traditionally, Labor Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday in September. The holiday was first created in the late 19th century and it ...

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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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