Florida Knocked out of 2020 Marijuana Legalization Efforts

Florida Knocked out of 2020 Marijuana Legalization Efforts

One of the biggest pushes to legalize recreational marijuana was predicted to take place this year in Florida. All of the public opinion polls have indicated for a minute that there is more than enough backing in the Sunshine State to get a constitutional amendment approved, allowing pot to be sold to adults 21 and over. But wouldn’t you know it, the weasels of the state’s legislative system pulled some back-biting shenanigans that brought a seemingly unstoppable charge to a grinding halt. Cannabis advocates have been forced to throw in the towel on their mission to establish a taxed and regulated pot market in 2020. It’s a severe blow to the cause, too, one that will undoubtedly slow the progress of pot reform all across the United States. Although early reports suggested that the southern pot force was strong, Make It Legal Florida, a gang of pot advocates hoping to get a recreational law passed in the November election, has announced that it can do no more. The group was moving along swimmingly in the last part of 2019 — collecting signatures like bare-knuckle brawlers with nothing to lose. But a recent change in the law regarding ballot initiatives, one that makes…

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