Florida House Ends Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana
Against the wishes of the Federal government, a growing number of states are legalizing medical and recreational marijuana. Florida is the latest state to greenlight the smoking of medical marijuana.
In a landslide vote (101-11), the House passed the proposal on March 13. Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the bill into law by March 15. This will obviously be a boon for cannabis companies with operations in Florida. (Source: “In landslide vote, Florida House agrees to end ban on smoking medical marijuana,” Miami Herald, March 14, 2019.)
According to one projection, Florida’s cannabis market should hit $1.3 billion by 2021. (Source: “Florida’s marijuana forecast: Hazy, with chances for growth high,” Tampa Bay Times, December 20,