20 states - plus Washington D.C. - allow it. And now Florida could join the list of states that allow medicinal marijuana use. In a 4-3 vote today, the Florida Supreme Court approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative for the November 4th election. Tonight - everyone from the Governor to average Joe's are weighing in on the historic decision. Channel 4's Adrienne Moore spoke with people on both sides of the pot predicament... and joins us LIVE with what they're saying...Adrienne? 3 The high court was clearly divided on this issue - and it's a similar story in the court of public opinion. On one side - you have those who believe there is no reason Florida shouldn't follow the lead of other states when it comes to medicinal marijuana use... On the other - you have those who think it opens up a dangerous legal and medical loophole...that could easily become abusive. 3 00-0616-22 Richard Waters/Supports Medicinal Marijuana Use 17:27-35 THE STAKES ARE UNDOUBTEDLY HIGH... AS FLORIDA LOOKS TO BECOME THE 21ST STATE TO LEGALIZE THE USE OF MEDICINAL MARIJUANA. Agatha O'Connell/Supports Ballot Measure 13:32-41 WHILE SOME BELIEVE IT'S A LAW THAT IS LONG OVERDUE ... AND STANDS TO BENEFIT THOSE WITH DEBILITATING DISEASES ... STATE SENATOR JOHN THRASHER ARGUES IT CREATES A LEGAL GRAY AREA THAT COULD DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD. State Senator John Thrasher Florida 02:23-39 IF THE MEASURE IS BACKED BY 60- PERCENT OF VOTERS IN NOVEMBER - FLORIDA WOULD BECOME THE FIRST SOUTHERN STATE TO APPROVE MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USE. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT - OPPOSES THE INITIATIVE - AS DO THE FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATON AND THE FLORIDA SHERIFF'S ASSOCIATION. ATTORNEY GENERAL PAM BONDI TOLD US IN A STATEMENT: "Today's ruling leaves the issue of medical marijuana in the hands of Florida voters. I encourage every Floridian to read the full amendment in order to understand the impact it could have on Floridians." BUT FORMER GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST COUNTERED WITH THIS RESPONSE SAYING: "This is an issue of compassion, trusting doctors, and trusting the people of Florida.I will vote for it." AND WHILE THE POLLS DON'T OPEN FOR ANOTHER 9 MONTHS... MANY LOCALS SAY THEY ALREADY KNOW HOW THEY'LL VOTE. Pam Oldham/Supports Medicinal Marijuana Use 14:14-19 BUTT TO SOT: Donte Wilson/Supports Medicinal Marijuana Use 15:57-16:05 BUTT TO SOT Paige Crawford/Undecided on Ballot Measure 13:10-19 This ballot measure also comes with a hefty price tag. Experts estimate the campaign could cost at least 10-million dollars....which is on top of the nearly 4 million that's already been spent just to get it on the ballot. AM, CH.4, TLS.