Jeb Bush

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Jeb Bush Marijuana News and Politics

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National Cannabis Industry Association Rating: Yellow Light

In 2014, Floridians voted on a ballot initiative that would have legalized medical cannabis in the state, which Jeb Bush opposed, saying: “Florida leaders and citizens have worked for years to make the Sunshine State a world-class location to start or run a business, a family-friendly destination for tourism and a desirable place to raise a family or retire. Allowing large-scale, marijuana operations to take root across Florida, under the guise of using it for medicinal purposes, runs counter to all of these efforts. I believe it is the right of states to decide this issue, and I strongly urge Floridians to vote against Amendment 2 this November.”

Position: Against

 

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Forbes on Jeb Bush

Position: Against

There was a fierce battle over legalizing medical marijuana in Florida and it was mostly funded by the big Republican donor Shel Adelson. Jeb Bush (who admitted he smoked pot in college) sided with the opponents of the initiative. He

Jeb Bush Marijuana Policy Project

Marijuana Policy Project on Jeb Bush:

 Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced he is running for president on June 15, 2015. 

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