Anti-medical marijuana group sounds alarm too early on ‘seedy’ neighborhood pot shops

Screen Shot 2016-08-28 at 8.24.05 PM8/21/16–Vote No on 2 warns voters that if Amendment 2 passes they can expect the seedy elements of the pot industry to move in right next door to their neighborhoods, churches, businesses and even their child’s school. The statement is technically accurate about the amendment’s wording, but if the amendment passes the state could allow local jurisdictions to create their own zoning laws or ordinances for dispensaries. And, so, according to PolitiFact Florida/Times staff writer Jashua Gillin, the group’s claim is premature. Read