Attorneys Russell and McGinn Pen Article Addressing Florida Attorney General’s Vow to Stand in the Way of Proposed Constitutional Amendment Which Legalizes Recreation Marijuana

Published: May 17, 2023

(Tallahassee, FL) In the article “Moody’s Opposition to Recreational Marijuana Ballot Proposal” Dean Mead Attorneys Daniel Russell and Daniel McGinn address Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s stance regarding proposed constitutional amendment numbered 22-05, titled “Adult Personal Use of Marijuana.” Moody has vowed to stand in the way of the amendment which would legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana.

“One of the few measures that has bi-partisan support across the state,” shares Russell and McGinn, “Moody has yet to identify any specific concerns or legal positions supporting her position. If the Court were to side with Moody in this instance and go against its own recently issued guidance and precedent it would, at a minimum, lead to the following question – What more can proponents do, beyond following prior precedent of this very court, to follow the law?” To read the full article please visit the following link:

A Board Certified Attorney in State and Federal Government and Administrative Law, Dan Russell serves as a member of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee, as appointed by Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried. Dan advises clients on issues ranging from challenges to proposed agency rules, up to and including complex federal class action litigation. To learn more about Dan visit:

Daniel McGinn’s practice focuses on modernizing operations and policies of Florida’s Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco to keep pace with an industry that’s innovating daily but is faced with laws written in the Prohibition Era. To learn more about Daniel visit:

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