Marijuana Tipping Point: California And Florida Lead The Way

Law360, New York (November 10, 2016, 10:13 AM EST) -- Jonathan Robbins

Joshua Mandell Tuesday's election will be viewed as a turning point in the emergence of new economies centered around marijuana. Ballot initiatives around the country resulted in important changes in eight states. Four states legalized adult recreational use of marijuana (California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada) while another four states legalized medicinal use (Florida, Montana, North Dakota and Arkansas). Two of the most notable developments are in California and Florida.

This article includes an overview of California's new law known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, an overview of Florida's passage of Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana in the...

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