Millions of medical cannabis patients subject to federal gun rights discrimination gained a new ally on 4/20.
On Wednesday, Florida’s top elected Democrat, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, sued the Biden administration to assert medical pot patients’ rights to firearms.
“Medical marijuana is legal. Guns are legal. This is about people’s rights and their freedoms to responsibly have both,” Fried stated.
In 2018, Florida voters elected Fried to the only state position held by a Democrat. She ran as a pro-cannabis candidate. In her role as Agricultural Commissioner, her office oversees concealed carry permits and regulates parts of the medical marijuana program.
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