Multiple marijuana bills on tap in Florida Capitol

Multiple marijuana bills on tap in Florida Capitol

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – 2022 is not likely the year recreational marijuana will be legalized in Florida. Two constitutional amendments were found wanting by the state Supreme Court, and efforts in the Florida Legislature are a long shot, but that’s not stopping some from trying.

State Rep. Spencer Roach, R-Naples, tried to limit THC in medical marijuana last year.

“I think it’s accurate to describe that bill as prohibitionist in nature,” Roach said.

This year, Roach has teamed with state Rep. Andrew Learned, D-Tampa, who last year co-sponsored a legalization bill.

“I want to try to be the guy who’s effective and gets things done,” Learned said.

Now, the two would make medical marijuana more cons...

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