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Florida Supreme Court Clears Way For Medical Marijuana On Ballot

The Florida Supreme Court has approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative for the November election.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Flesh Eating Drug Popping Up Around U.S.

A frightening new drug that first appeared in Russia is beginning to make its way around the United States. The drug, named “krokodil” is a knockoff of heron and comes with some deadly side effects.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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CBS4 Investigates: The Dangers Of A Popular Drug Called Molly

Its name sounds so innocent, and with some music stars seemingly raving about, teenagers, college students, and even young professionals, are finding the drug Molly even more alluring. CBS 4’s Chief Investigator Michele Gillen hit the streets to find out why Molly is the talk of our town, and the growing concern of Law Enforcement.

09/25/2013

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Idea Floated To Randomly Drug Test High School Athletes

The bands, the face paint, the Friday night lights are back in South Florida as the high school football season kicks off.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013

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UF’s Arresting Problem

The University of Florida football team has set the standard for football excellence in the last several years. But as the murder case against former UF and New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez moves forward, it’s bringing another aspect of UF’s history into the light.

CBS Miami–06/27/2013

Anthony Bosch, the founder of a Coral Gables anti-aging clinic, agreed to talk to MLB about players who allegedly came to his now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic for PEDs. (Source: CBS4)

Players Linked To Gables Clinic Could Face Suspensions

Major league baseball is reportedly preparing to take action against some of the biggest names in the game accused of using performance enhancing drugs.

CBS4–06/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 22: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig attends a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. Selig announced a new five-year labor agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Report: MLB To Sue Miami Clinic Linked To Perf. Enhancing Drugs

Major League Baseball is planning to file a lawsuit Friday against multiple people linked to the Biogenesis clinic that has been connected to performance enhancing drug use by athletes by multiple published reports.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

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Armstrong Steps Down From Charity, Nike Terminates Contract

Cyclist Lance Armstrong has stepped down as chairman of his cancer-fighting charity on the same day that he became only the second athlete ever to be fired by Nike, according to ESPN.com.

CBS Miami–10/17/2012

Baseball Stars Testify On Steroid Use Before House Committee

Canseco Regrets Writing “Juiced”

Former Major League Baseball slugger Jose Canseco has taken to Twitter to lament the fact that he blew the door wide open on steroids.

CBS4–03/01/2012

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Experimental Drug Use Among Fla. Teens Drops

Florida teenagers aren’t experimenting with drugs as much as they have in the past.

CBS4–02/09/2012

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