“Joining NORML at UCF has shown me so many perspectives. I’ve seen how medical marijuana can change lives,” Adeyemi said. "It's beautiful."
Reinhard expressed concern regarding the number of dispensaries the amendment will allow.
“We’re hoping they allow for way more dispensaries, right now they’re trying to set up only seven,” Reinhard said. The appointed seven dispensaries will have to care for a minimum of 400,000 patients.
Organizations such as the Florida Cannabis Coalition, the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Central Florida NORML and the Florida Police Chiefs Association spoke, along with the general public, on behalf of revising the proposed regulations for Amendment 2.
Not a single speaker disagreed with implementing medical marijuana at the Orlando workshop, but all urged for rules that are more patient-oriented.