TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A question about legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida is a little closer to possibly being on next year’s ballot.
The political action committee “Make It Legal Florida” has confirmed it filed a petition with the state’s division of elections.READ MORE: Broward Health Ending COVID Shots As Demand Decreases, Availability Increases
If that petition is approved, the group would need to gather more than 750-thousand signatures from registered voters before the question can appear.READ MORE: Initiatives Announced To Reduce Pollution In Miami-Dade County
The proposed constitutional amendment would let people over 21 purchase and use up to two-and-a-half ounces of marijuana for recreational purposes.MORE NEWS: Insurance Regulators Approve Smaller Rate Hikes For Citizens Property Insurance
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has said she supports letting voters decide.