Amendment 2 Fails: Medical Marijuana Remains Illegal In Florida

FLORIDA:  Medical marijuana remains illegal after Amendment 2 received just 57 percent of the required 60 percent supermajority needed to pass the constitutional amendment.

If the amendment had passed, Florida would have joined 23 other states and the District of Columbia in making marijuana usage for medicinal purposes legal.

Amendment 2 was arguably one of the most hot-button topics on the ballot, with both sides spending millions of dollars to make their stance on the issue known.

Jon Mills, former speaker of the house in Florida who also wrote the amendment, said this was a close race, but it is not over.

 

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