With medical marijuana, caution is necessary | Opinion

The Aug. 26 Sun Sentinel editorial on medical marijuana caught my attention as the City of Boca Raton continues to grapple with how to honor the wishes of our residents while protecting health and public safety in light of the approval of Amendment 2 last year.

The assertion that residents’ vote in favor of medical marijuana has “gone up in smoke,” oversimplifies a more complicated decision being faced by municipal officials. Part of the complication comes from the fact that while medical marijuana is now legal in Florida, it remains illegal under federal law.

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