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Jeff Kottkamp: Medical marijuana amendment could sway 2016 presidential election

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If the Florida Legislature fails to pass a medical marijuana bill this session the issue is almost certain to resurface as a proposed constitutional amendment in 2016. A similar amendment narrowly failed in 2014. However, it is widely believed that in a presidential election cycle (when Democrats in Florida turn out by 4-6 percent more than in non-presidential election cycles) a medical marijuana amendment will pass. The real question may not be whether a medical marijuana amendment will pass (recent…

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