In Mich., GOP Lawmakers Look For Ways To Thwart Legalization Of Recreation Marijuana
Meanwhile, Sen. Bill Nelson (D- Fla.) says he's in favor of allowing Florida doctors to prescribe smokable medical marijuana.
The Associated Press:
Recreational Pot Measure Likely Headed To Michigan Ballot
Worried that Michigan voters might legalize recreational marijuana this fall, some Republican lawmakers think they have a way to apply the brakes: pass it themselves first to make it easier to change later. To be clear, passage in the Legislature is a longshot. Republican House Speaker Tom Leonard said it would take a “marijuana miracle” for the House to vote on it by a Tuesday deadline. Republicans, who control both chambers, are divided on the issue and Democratic leaders want voters to decide. (Eggert, 6/1)
Tampa Bay Times:
Bill Nelson: Allow Smokable Medical Marijuana In Florida
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Thursday that Florida doctors should be allowed to prescribe smokable medical marijuana to their patients. ...Last week, a Leon County circuit court judge ruled that the state's ban on smoking medical marijuana is unconstitutional, calling it a "conflicting, overreaching" statute. (Contorno, 5/31)