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Mitch Perry Report for 3.13.15 — Random thoughts

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Welcome to the hottest Friday the 13th in March in Tampa Bay history. If it’s Friday in Tallahassee, it’s vacation day. Although the regular session began just 10 days ago, lawmakers are apparently burned out, and require a three-day weekend. No hearings are scheduled today in the Capitol. Then again, the House of Representatives have been off all week. Such work ethic is what prompted David Jolly to propose a bill last year that would require Congress to meet from 8…

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No, FCAN isn’t about to pursue a legalization of pot constitutional amendment

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On Monday, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that the Florida Cannabis Action Network was now “developing a 2016 voter initiative to legalize marijuana, based on the likelihood that the Florida Legislature will be unwilling to create a comprehensive medical-only program in coming weeks.” Uh, not exactly, says FCAN executive director Jodi James. “The ballot initiative idea is sort of a non-story right now,” James told Florida Politics on Wednesday. “I really can’t be putting a lot of emphasis on that. Florida…

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