Which Palm Beach County cities like weed? Which don’t? See our ranking


Florida voters approved medical marijuana in a landslide in November. But now that some Palm Beach County cities are banning pot shops, cannabis supporters again are pointing to voters’ overwhelming support.

Nearly 75 percent of Palm Beach County voters said yes to Amendment 2. Among the county’s more than three dozen municipalities, voters in little Mangonia Park proved the most pro-pot. Nearly 82 percent of voters there said yes to weed, according to an analysis by the Palm Beach Post’s Mike Stucka.

That was closely followed by Glen Ridge’s 79.05 percent support and Lake Worth’s 79.02 percent. Lake Worth has no moratorium and will be home to the county’s first two medical marijuana dispensaries.

The Village of Golf was the least favorable to ganja, but even there Amendment 2 grabbed more than half the vote. See the full list here:

One caveat: This calculation isn’t precise. The Post looked at voting precincts whose centers were inside a city limit, but precincts may be sliced by city boundaries.

A number of municipalities, including Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach and Royal Palm Beach, have imposed or discussed bans on marijuana dispensaries.

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