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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bill Progress Tracker - Recreational Marijuana (HB 1039 / SB 1562)

The Recreational Marijuana bill died in committee.

 
 

Notice About The Bill
There bill language for HB 1039 / SB 1562 are similar. Information for these bills have been compiled together below.

Recreational Marijuana

House Bill # 1039 - Recreational Marijuana

Sponsored by Rep. Bracy
Co-Sponsored by Rep. Rehwinkel-Vasilinda

Senate # 1562 - Recreational Marijuana

Sponsored by Sen. Bullard


Synopsis

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

 

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Who Opposes This Bill

Coming soon

HB 1039 / SB 1562 Activity and Text

HB 1039: Recreational Marijuana

May 2, 2014 -
HB 1039 died in committee
February 14, 2014
HB 1039 was referred to the following Committees:
 Criminal Justice Subcommittee
 Business Professional Regulation Subcommittee
 Finance Tax Subcommittee
 Judiciary
March 4, 2014 -
HB 1039 had its First Reading
February 20, 2014 -
HB 1039 was filed  Original Bill Text

SB 1562: Recreational Marijuana

May 2, 2014 -
SB 1562 died in committee
February 19, 2014 -
SB 1562 was referred to the following Committees:
 Regulated Industries
 Appropriations Subcommittee Finance and Tax
 Appropriations
February 28, 2014 -
SB 1562 was filed  Original Bill Text

 

CAN Plan Analysis

5 out of 5 - Increase Public Safety

4 out of 5 - Improve Quality of Life for Patients

5 out of 5 - Open Opportunities for Research

5 out of 5 - Save Taxpayers Money

5 out of 5 - Create a New Economic Engine