Leading Florida Funder Backs Campaign to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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In Arizona, a recreational marijuana legalization ballot initiative has been filed with the Arizona Secretary of State. The prominent lawyer is optimistic that a recreational marijuana measure will easily pass with support from the state’s nascent medical cannabis industry. Nine of the 11 states with legalized recreational marijuana did so through a ballot referendum. Separate efforts funded in-part by MedMen are underway to secure ballot placement for recreational legalization next year. He considered it a victory when current Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) conceded in his fight opposing medical marijuana being smoked earlier this year.

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The prominent lawyer is optimistic that a recreational marijuana measure will easily pass with support from the state’s nascent medical cannabis industry.

Prominent Orlando lawyer John Morgan, who funded efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Florida in 2016, is now putting his resources behind recreational legalization.

“Quit messing around with it, quit dipping our toe in the pool,” Morgan said. “Just be done with it, legalize it, and tax it.”

“This is a job creator,”...

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