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The consequences of a marijuana drug possession charge

Medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. However, many people who do not qualify for medical reasons still resort to using the substance recreationally. Little do they realize that marijuana possession is still a criminal offense. Individuals who are caught with small amounts of cannabis risk cutting their bright and promising futures short. 

Florida marijuana laws explained

Florida voters approved the legalization of medical marijuana on November 8, 2016. Since then, many Florida residents have had questions about the law. Many misconceptions exist about the limitations and regulations associated with marijuana use. It is important to realize that any recreational use of marijuana remains illegal. Here is a guide to the new medical marijuana law and criminal offenses that still exist.

The "Decriminalization" of Marijuana

Marijuana: While Colorado and Washington State have legalized medical and recreational use of marijuana many others have solely legalized medical marijuana twenty three or (including but not limited to: California, Nevada, Arizona, and Illinois). This November, Alaska, Oregon, Washington D.C. Guam, and our home state, Florida, will head to the polls and vote whether we should follow suit and legalize marijuana for medical use.

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