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Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Wants To End Ban On Smokable Medical Marijuana

Newly-elected Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) wants a new law by mid-March that will end a smoking ban on medical marijuana and...
Florida ban on smokeable marijuana unconsititutional

Florida Judge: Ban on Smokeable Marijuana is Unconstitutional

In June 2017, Governor Rick Scott of Florida signed a bill to implement a medical marijuana program. One unusual feature of the bill is...
Medical marijuana likely to come to Florida

Is Second Time the Charm for MMJ in Florida?

The last time activists tried to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, it didn't end well. Voters strongly supported the idea - just not strongly...
trulieve dispensary florida

Florida Gets Its First Medical Marijuana Shop

Florida is the third-most populous state in the country, so it's no small deal that the state got its first medical marijuana dispensary in...
Tampa decriminalizes marijuana

Florida City Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

One of Florida's largest cities removed criminal penalties for marijuana possession in March. The Tampa City Council voted March 17 to decriminalize possession of small...

24 States Considering Legalization This Year

More than 20 states could vote to legalize marijuana in November, according to recent news reports. That means 2016 could be the biggest year yet...
Flakka

Man Takes Flakka, Tries to Break into Jail

Bizarre stories continue to swirl around the use of a new, little-understood synthetic drug known as "flakka." In a new incident out of Florida, at...
St. Petersburgh Beach

St. Petersburg Could Decriminalize Marijuana

One of Florida's largest cities has moved a step closer to removing criminal penalties for minor marijuana crimes. A committee of the St. Petersburg City...

Elderly Couple Busted for Growing Marijuana

Police arrested an elderly Florida couple in October and accused them of growing marijuana in their home. The sheriff's office for Hernando County, located along...
Florida marijuana vote

Poll: Florida Backs Legal Marijuana

Marijuana reform is on its way to the Sunshine State. Just months after Florida voters nearly passed a major medical cannabis initiative, a new poll...