From Orlando Weekly: Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett recently took a break from his idyllic life of sponge cake and frozen concoctions to weigh in on two of Florida’s controversial ballot amendments.
Buffett urged Floridians to vote against utilities-backed solar Amendment 1 and vote in favor of Amendment 2, a medical marijuana initiative.
“This solar power amendment— you’ve heard a lot about it,” Buffett says. “It’s obvious what’s going on there. We’ve been enjoying the sun for most of our lives living in Florida. Now it’s time to use it right and use it for everybody’s benefit.”
A vote in favor of medical marijuana got a big “Duh!” from Buffett.
“All it took for me was to fall off the stage in Australia and have to get serious medical attention afterward,” he says. “I can tell you from first-hand experience that medical-marijuana is a great cure.”