FLORIDA: Fittingly, the only Green Party candidate for state House District 6 owns a landscape irrigation business.
But while Henry Lawrence, of Panama City, earns his living making sure thirsty plants get enough to drink, his passion lies with supporting renewable energy and legalizing marijuana, for medical and recreational use.
He’s one of several vying to replace term-limited state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, whose district covers most of Bay County.
Lawrence, 62, gets worked up when talking about marijuana policy, saying the state should offer a full-scale legalization like Colorado did last year. [Read more…]