The video above is an advertisement paid for by People United for Medical Marijuana, a Florida-based political action committee (PAC) seeking to legalize medical marijuana. It makes a number of important points that voters should keep in mind when they head to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, or Amendment 2:
This is the second time Floridians will be voting on a medical marijuana initiative. In 2014, 57.62 percent of voters supported the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, but that totally failed to meet the 60 percent supermajority necessary for an amendment to pass.
While cannabis has been painted in a largely unfavorable light for several decades in the United States, more people are beginning to realize that marijuana has some very favorable medicinal qualities. People who seek to use cannabis to alleviate pain or symptoms of serious medical conditions should not be classified as criminals.
If you or your loved one was arrested in Leon County for alleged possession of marijuana that was needed for a medical condition, do not hesitate to seek legal representation. You will want to immediately contact a Tallahassee medical marijuana attorney who can review your case and help you understand all of your legal options.
Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr. is a former prosecutor, former law enforcement officer, and a successful and experienced criminal defense attorney. Don has achieved over 100 not guilty verdicts at trial and over 2,000 dismissals.
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