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PolitiFact Florida checks claims on Charlie Crist's tax returns, marijuana laws



With criticism of Charlie Crist mounting this week in the state's gubernatorial race, PolitiFact Florida checked a couple of claims that have been made against him. One is about financial disclosures, while the other concerns Florida's drug laws.

Rick Scott has attacked Crist for refusing to release his wife Carole's tax returns, saying "candidates for governor routinely disclose" their spouses’ tax returns. We rated that one here.

Next, Progressive Choice said Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws." Check out how we rated that claim here.

[Last modified: Friday, June 27, 2014 4:45pm]


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