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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - OCTOBER 12: Florida Attorney General candidate Jim Lewis, who is running on a platform of legalizing marijuana, holds a sign during a campaign rally on October 12, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Lewis believes that legalizing the drug will save the state hundreds of millions of dollars that can be redirected for spending on education, environment, and other necessary items. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida – A new bill has been filed to decriminalize the controversial cannabis plant in the state of Florida.

According to Tampa’s ABC Action News, the Bill was proposed on Monday as HB 25 and will decriminalize certain amounts of the substance, and reduces penalties for possession of 20 grams or less and products containing 600 milligrams or less of THC.

The law was proposed by State Representative Shervin Jones:

The bill is slated for the legislative session coming up in January 2020. For more information click  HERE:

Posted by Marc Charles via Rich Fields of Q105 and The Come On Down Podcast

Sources: Q105, ABC News, FLSenate.gov

Marc Charles has worked in Radio since 2005. Marc has been active in media in Detroit, Ohio, Canada, and Florida. When he's not blogging for Money Talk Radio, he covers UFC. Follow Marc on social media @TheLegalManMarc & @TheOctagram.