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The City of Jacksonville, Florida is considering a marijuana decriminalization measure that would impose a $100 fine for possessing 20 grams or less of instead of jail time.
NORML Board of Directors member Norm Kent discusses the current state of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.
A Florida Circuit Court judge ruled today that a legislatively enacted ban on the smoking of medical cannabis in private by qualified patients is unconstitutional. “Section 381.986, Florida Statutes (2017) unconstitutionally restricts rights that are protected in the Constitution, and so the statutory prohibition against the use of smokeable marijuana permitted by [a] qualifying patient is declared invalid and unenforceable,” the judge ruled.
According to the Associated Press, voters in Florida will approve Amendment 2, an expansive medical marijuana law. The AP has the measure leading by a vote of 71 percent to 29 percent, and has called the race.