|October 24, 2013
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—In accordance with state law, the Attorney General’s Office today petitioned the Florida Supreme Court for an advisory opinion on the validity of a proposed constitutional amendment regarding medical marijuana. Florida law requires that proposals be presented fairly and accurately. The petition filed by the Attorney General’s Office outlines concerns that the medical marijuana proposal does not meet this legal standard.
To view the petition, please follow this link: http://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/JMEE-9CSKYH/$file/Petition.pdf
To view the law pertaining to initiative petitions, please follow this link: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0000-0099/0016/Sections/0016.061.html