Florida Senate to Quickly Take Up Smokable Medical Marijuana
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Florida Senate to Quickly Take Up Smokable Medical Marijuana

The governor wants the legislature to act on this issue by March 15.

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March 5, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) - With Gov. Ron DeSantis wanting lawmakers to act by March 15, the Senate this week will take up a bill that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana in Florida.

The bill (SB 182), sponsored by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, will be among the first bills the Senate considers during its first full floor session Thursday, according to a calendar posted online Monday night. The 2019 legislative session starts Tuesday.

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