- Mayor Harry Dressler of Tamarac, a neighboring city of Miami, says Florida’s medical marijuana program is “a gigantic scam,” and will not allow the edification of Marijuana dispensaries within his jurisdiction.
- Dressler offers the internet as a solution for citizens who are in need of cannabis-based products.
- “I don’t think for a second these dispensaries are intended to dispense medical marijuana—they’re going to be weed shops.”
Medical marijuana is legal in Florida, but the Sunshine State also allows individual cities to ban cannabis dispensaries from operating in their jurisdictions. And one Southern Florida mayor has done just that, directing his constituents to the internet for their medications.
Mayor Harry Dressler of Tamarac – a small city near Miami – says Florida’s medical marijuana program is “a gigantic scam.” So he’s opting to ban the implementation of cannabis dispensaries in his town. His words of advice for the patients that won’t be able to access their medication without traveling to a neighboring city: try the internet.
“If you’re looking for medical marijuana … you can get that stuff without a prescription on the Internet,” Dressler said on Wednesday.
However, you can’t legally buy medicinal cannabis in Florida without a doctor’s recommendation. So Dressler basically…