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Florida, Arkansas, and North Dakota Approve Medical Marijuana

The 2016 elections were successful for marijuana legalization with 3 states approving medical marijuana and 4 approving recreational marijuana. This comes as no surprise as doctor’s and patients alike have acknowledged the many benefits of cannabis.

Florida’s Amendment 2

Amendment 2 in Florida passed with 71.29% of voters approving medical marijuana usage. Approved conditions include cancer, Chron’s Disease, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, PTSD,  ALS, MS, and Parkinson’s Disease.  New medical patients will have great options to choose from because Florida is already home to many great strains like OG Kush, Triangle Kush, and The White.

North Dakota Voters Approve Medical Marijuana

North Dakota’s Initiated Statutory Measure 5, also known as the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act passed with 63.66% of voters saying “yes”.  Approved conditions include cancer and it’s treatments, HIV, AIDS, hepatitis C, ALS, glaucoma, epilepsy, spinal stenosis,  and any other medical conditions or it’s treatment added by the North Dakota Department of Health.

Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act

Also known as Issue 6 the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act passed with 53.17% of voters approving medical marijuana for 56 qualifying conditions.

Sources/More Info

https://ballotpedia.org/Arkansas_Medical_Marijuana_Amendment,_Issue_6_(2016)

https://ballotpedia.org/Florida_Medical_Marijuana_Legalization,_Amendment_2_(2016)

https://ballotpedia.org/North_Dakota_Medical_Marijuana_Legalization,_Initiated_Statutory_Measure_5_(2016)

 

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