MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It appears you won’t get to vote on recreational marijuana in Florida until at least 2022.
“Make It Legal Florida,” the group leading the way to get a constitutional amendment in November, made the announcement Monday.READ MORE: Section Of Street To Be Renamed In Honor Of Late Congressman Alcee Hastings
Nick Hansen, the chairman of Mike It Legal Florida, released the following statement:READ MORE: At Least One Dead In Miami Gardens 'Domestic Homicide'
“With the support of over 67 percent of Florida voters, Make it Legal Florida is proud to have gathered more than 700,000 signed petitions in the effort to bring adult-use cannabis to the Sunshine State.
“The narrow timeframe to submit and verify those signatures has prompted our committee to shift focus to now gain ballot access in 2022.MORE NEWS: Tropical Storm Bill Expected To Be Short Lived
“We’re looking forward to Supreme Court review of our efforts and working in collaboration with state leaders to ensure the supermajority of Floridians’ voices are heard.”