Florida Legislature Abandons Recreational Marijuana Bill as the Regular Session Closes

The Florida Legislature postponed and withdrew 11 bills related to marijuana and hemp as it closed its regular session on May 3, 2019. Most notably, the bid to enact legislation to legalize commercial recreational marijuana in Florida will not occur until the legislature reconvenes in 2020.

A full list of the bills that were suspended and withdrawn is provided below.

SB 1058 (2019) State Hemp Program
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01058
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1116 (2019) Banking Services for Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01116
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1322 (2019) Availability of Marijuana for Medical Use
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01322
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1324 (2019) Fees/Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers/Department of Health
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01324
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1328 (2019) Reciprocity for the Medical Use of Marijuana
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01328
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1780 (2019) Adult Use Marijuana Legalization
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01780
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 1782 (2019) Taxes and Fees/Recreational Marijuana
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/01782
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 156 (2019) State Taxes or Fees
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00156
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 154 (2019) Medical Marijuana Retail Facilities
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00154
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 372 (2019) Smoking Marijuana for Medical Use
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00372
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

SB 384 (2019) Medical Use of Marijuana in Schools
        http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/00384
        SENATE - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration