Tag: marijuana

Florida State Reps Introduce Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill

Last week, state Reps. Andrew Learned, D-Brandon, and Spencer Roach, R-Ft. Myers, introduced a proposal to regulate medical marijuana and hemp laws in the Sunshine State. The legislators noted the bill “would be the first...

Nikki Fried Calls on the Senate to End the Federal Prohibition on Marijuana

Last week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried urged U.S. Senate leaders to take action on cannabis reform legislation to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. This call was included in formal comments submitted Fried to...
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Some Businesses Stop Marijuana and Drug Testing Because of Labor Shortage

Because of a nationwide labor shortage, several companies are putting a halt to drug testing for new job applicants. Recently, NBC News highlighted business either temporary or permanently putting a stop to marijuana testing for...
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Florida Could Soon Vote on Taxing Marijuana for School Revenue

Last month, a Pew Research poll showed that 91 percent of Americans believe in some form of marijuana legalization. 

Floridians Back Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Mandatory E-Verify

The University of North Florida (UNF) released a new poll on Thursday which looked at issues ranging from legalizing marijuana to immigration policy. 

Florida Marijuana Amendment Supporters Quickly Rounding Up Petition Signatures

To get approved, the proposed amendment would need 60 percent support from voters in the general election.