Miami Beach Lawmaker Submits Recreational Marijuana Bill

The recreational use of marijuana would be allowed in Florida if a bill sponsored by a Miami Beach legislator becomes law.

This week, Representative Michael Grieco submitted bills to legalize recreational marijuana and to levy a new tax on it.

The proposal faces an uphill battle in Tallahassee, where House leaders already oppose smokable forms of medical marijuana.

The annual legislative session starts Tuesday.

Read the full text of the bill here.

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