If you are a cannabis consumer, it is time to lay down the vape pen and stop chewing tasty edibles. Instead, pick up your phone if you want to see smokable, legal marijuana in Florida. The time has come for you to demand the Florida Legislature adopt rules following the passage of Amendment 2 in 2016. It’s now 2019, and the most recent efforts in various legislative committees appear to be going nowhere. As I discuss in this podcast with expert John Thompson, the answer to the simple question, “Hey Florida Legislature, how’s that legalization thing going,” draws a negative response.
The will of the people must be taken up with the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. It’s easy – click here, which will give you instructions on how to contact both your Representative in the House, as well as your Senator. Be polite and tell them you want action on Senate Bill 182 so that Governor Ron DeSantis can sign legislation legalizing smokable marijuana. Here are hints about how to have a productive, respective phone call with your legislator’s office.
Tell your legislator, “We did our job by voting overwhelmingly to legalize medical marijuana, including the ability to smoke it. Now, it’s time the Florida Legislature does it’s job, or face the consequences come election time. I smoke pot, and I vote.”