Tag: legalization

Scott PowersSeptember 10, 2018
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Voters who support Florida’s medical marijuana law and especially those who support further legalization of marijuana appear to be lifting Nikki Fried into the lead in the Florida Agriculture Commissioner’s race, according to a new poll. Fried, the Democrat, leads among all voters surveyed last week by St. Pete Polls, getting 47 percent of the support of […]

Scott PowersJuly 25, 2018
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine sent a letter Wednesday to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi essentially asking her to decriminalize marijuana for the time by instructing state attorneys to not prosecute small-amount possession cases until at least after the elections. Levine, who joined his fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidates Chris King and Andrew Gillum in June in […]

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2018
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It’s almost Independence Day, which in Florida means: Time to scare some birds. Although you can buy fireworks in the state, they’re not actually legal here. Indeed, The Tampa Tribune in 2014 called fireworks sales in Florida an “institutionalized charade,” leading one lawmaker to call for “more freedom (and) less fraud.” Retail sales are allowed only […]


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