Law Enforcement Backs Legalizing Marijuana In Florida

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana.

FLORIDA:  The fight to legalize marijuana continues in Florida, but this time, some law enforcement officials are supporting the idea.

At the Collier County Library located off Airport Road, a small group gathered to discuss the benefits of recreational and medical marijuana.

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and the ACLU said 40 percent of all drug arrests are related to marijuana. They believe law enforcement could better spend their time on more serious crimes if the drug was legalized.

The groups attributed marijuana to decreased crime in states like Colorado and Washington D.C., and say if it is legalized in Florida, it would create jobs, relieve a tax burden, and give ill patients additional health care choices.

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  1. Karen says

    People here need to take the time to research the truth!!!! Cannabis IS medicine that cured my dsughters brain cancer after 10 years of western medical failure AND got me off lots of opiods for pain management from a bone disease as well as many healthy changes that came with the choice in natural healing

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