Florida Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and Sen. Jeff Brandes have filed complementary bills to legalize adult-use cannabis in the state, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Smith’s H.B. 343 would legalize cannabis for adults 21 and older, while Brandes’ S.B. 710 revises “the sales tax exemption for the sale of marijuana and marijuana delivery” for cannabis purchases, the news outlet reported.
The legislation would allow adults to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis or products containing up to 2 grams of THC, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, but smoking cannabis in public would remain illegal.
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