By Tim Elfrink
Florida and marijuana are already a well-matched couple. Jimmy Buffett, the state’s de facto songwriter-in-chief, supported himself as a weed smuggler and wrote odes to mary jane. The tropical climate is perfect for growing herb. And finally given the chance on a statewide ballot, more than seven in ten voters hopped on the medical-marijuana train in 2016.
So it’s really no shock that a new poll suggests a healthy majority of Floridians would be down to delve deeper into the High Times lifestyle. The survey out of the University of North Florida this morning shows that 62 percent of registered voters would back a state law regulating marijuana just like alcohol — with an impressive 45 percent saying they’d “strongly support” a move to fully legalize weed.
Read more at the Miami New Times