Diagnosis for 8.9.22: Checking the pulse of Florida health care news and policy

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There’s a fresh effort to legalize recreational marijuana jump-started with help of one of the state’s dominant medical marijuana companies, joined by country music duo The Bellamy Brothers.

A new political committee, Smart & Safe Florida, has drawn up a proposed citizen initiative that would allow adults 21 and older to possess and purchase marijuana.

“More than 140 million Americans already have the freedom to partake in responsible cannabis use and it is past time for Florida to provide its law-abiding adults the same

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