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Senator Rick Scott has actively fought against reform legislation in Florida. In 2016, Senator Scott attempted to stand in front of an amendment allowing medical cannabis in Florida. Senator Scott was also responsible for a ban on smokeable medical marijuana-- a ban which was since been overturned after being deemed unconstitutional. 6/27/18
Senator Rubio is fully against marijuana legalization, stating he does not believe their is a responsible way to recreationally use marijuana. Senator Rubio has also stated that he would only support medical marijuana if it were to go through the FDA's regulating process-- a feat that is currently not possible with federal prohibition.
Darren Soto has a proven voting and comment history in favor of progressive marijuana laws. Recently teamed with Congressman Matthew Gaetz to make it easier for sick patients as well as researchers to obtain marijuana.
Greg Steube is a supporter of marijuana reform, asserting that cannabis should be reclassified under the Controlled Substance Act to Schedule 3. He has also introduced medical marijuana legislation in the Florida senate. He has been an advocate for broadening veterans access to medical marijuana.
While a strong supporter of medical marijuana, Steube does not appear to be in favor of recreational adult use.
Wasserman Schultz has stated multiple times that she is against the legalization of marijuana, and has been inconsistent in her stance regarding medical marijuana in Florida. Historically, she has been quite anti-medical marijuana, but has recently loosened her position and started to move in favor of medical marijuana programs and legislation. She has been quoted likening marijuana use to the use of opioid painkillers.
Senator Bracy has actively fought for marijuana legalization in Florida. He recently sponsored a bill to put legalization of recreational marijuana to a state ballot. Bracy also cosponsored a bill that would allow for hemp cultivation in that state, and another bill that would legalize adult-use recreational marijuana and reduce certain marijuana penalties
Filed a Bill protecting employees from punishing employers who are medical marijuana card holders. Jobs where marijuana use could affect the employee’s performance, like driving a truck or carrying a firearm, would be exempt.
Wants to protect employees with medical cards by preventing employers from punishing workers qualified to use medical marijuana. Jobs where marijuana use could affect the employee’s performance, like driving a truck or carrying a firearm, would be exempt.