Senior Citizens Leading the Charge for Medical Marijuana in Florida

Senior Citizens Leading the Charge for Medical Marijuana in Florida

The campaign to legalize marijuana use – especially for medical purposes – is riding the winds of victory that are blowing from the west coast to Florida, where a vote in November seems poised to make its use legal there. What is becoming obvious in the Sunshine State is that senior citizens may be the key to victory, making Florida the twenty-third state, plus the District of Columbia, allowing some form of marijuana use for medical purposes.

Most senior citizens favor the initiative according to pollsters, which is called the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative, or Amendment 2.

“What we’re hearing from older voters is not a lot different from the electorate as a whole,” said Ben Pollara, campaign manager for United For Care, which landed the issue on the ballot, according to USA Today.

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