Notice About The Bill
There bill language for HB 1039 / SB 1562 are similar. Information for these bills have been compiled together below.
House Bill # 1039 - Recreational Marijuana
Sponsored by Rep. Bracy
Co-Sponsored by Rep. Rehwinkel-Vasilinda
Senate # 1562 - Recreational Marijuana
Sponsored by Sen. Bullard
It allows for adults over the age of 21 to possess, purchase and cultivate cannabis. It establishes rules and regulations for the market regarding cultivation, manufacture to sell, and retail sales. It puts a $50.00 per ounce tax on marijuana. This bill creates the Division of Alcoholic Beverage, Marijuana, and Tobacco within the Department of Regulated Industries. It establishes a Trust Fund for the fees collected.
In brief, the Bracy Marijuana Bill:
- Creates a licensed and regulated market for cannabis/marijuana.
- Provides punishment for diversion of cannabis to minors or a minor possessing cannabis.
- Allows the exchange of cannabis without compensation up to 2.5 ounces.
- Permits individuals to cultivate six plants in a secure area.
Who Supports This Bill
The Florida Cannabis Action Network
Do you support this bill? Join others in endorsing the Florida CAN plan and send your representative a message telling them why you support.
Who Opposes This Bill