Florida’s Supreme Court appeared during oral arguments to dismiss key arguments from state attorneys aiming to strike down a 2024 ballot initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana sales and possession.
During the Wednesday hearing, Justice Charles Canady said the language of the proposal was clear and questioned arguments posed by lawyers from the state’s attorney general, Politico reported.
“Where’s the hidden ball?” Canady asked, according to Politico.
“I’m baffled by the argument.”
The high court has until April 1 to rule.
If the justices forgo a decision, the measure will appear on the November 2024 ballot, Politico reported.
In an August court filing contesting the ballot initiative, Florida Solicitor General Henry Whitaker argued that the “carefully curated ballot summary misleads in ways that, though sometimes subtle, are likely to influence voters – and to do so in a way that entrenches the sponsor’s monopolistic stranglehold on the
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