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Florida could have as many as 1,789 pot shops

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Pot shop.

The Florida Department of Health has estimated that Florida will have 1,789 pot shops if Amendment 2 passes.

The five counties with the largest estimated number of pot shops are:

  1. Miami-Dade with 239
  2. Palm Beach County with 126
  3. Broward County with 168
  4. Hillsborough County with 118
  5. Orange County (Orlando) with 112

Pot shops are coming to Florida should Amendment 2 pass. In states like Washington and Colorado, pot shops out number Starbucks in some areas. It is a booming business in other states and the growth has been exponential.

Does this sound like medical use only?

Voters will decide when the amendment appears on the November 4 ballot.

Dr. Richard Swier

Dr. Rich Swier is Publisher of www.DrRichSwier e-Magazine. Twitter: @drrichswier He holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, a Master's Degree in Management Information Systems from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Richard is a 23-year Army veteran who retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1990. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his years of service.

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