Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative Has Enough Signatures!

The Florida Department of Elections reported today that the Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions initiative has more than enough valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

The department reported more than 710,000 valid signatures; 683,000 were needed. The initiative campaign earlier said it had gathered more than 1.1 million raw signatures.

The campaign led by People United for Medical Marijuana still must overcome one more hurdle before the initiative can appear on the ballot. The state Supreme Court is currently considering a challenge to the initiative from state Attorney General Pam Bondi (R), and will decide by April 1 whether her objections are valid.

If the initiative makes the ballot and passes, that will open up a huge fissure in what had previously been the solidly anti-medical marijuana South.

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The People will decide

Yes the people will decide this issue.  No one else.

MMJ

 When I was getting signatures I came across many that worked for DOD and such that declined to sign the petition but said they will definitely vote for it.

Why not?

It is the recreational use of marijuana that is hampering the efforts to use the medical attributes of a useful plant. Which I think is very pathetic, wherever you discuss this the abuse of marijuana highlights the forum rather than what can be achieved. There is a misconception that because marijuana is used in medicine anybody is good to smoke it up and it will be okay. Once you regulate it it should be fine.

I hate all this restrict

I hate all this restrict driving on weed under equal amount of alcohol shit, I drive fucking that much better ripped. And there's nothing like a good bogy when ya driving.

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