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Pot Back In Political Spotlight In FloridaVoters next November will almost certainly have the chance to again decide whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana, after narrowly rejecting an almost-identical proposal a year ago.
Family Ecstatic State Picks Med Pot Growers, Still Want More Change For Ailing SonA family is ecstatic that five Florida nurseries were chosen to grow medical marijuana in the state, but they fear it could be a little too late for their son if another change isn't made.
Medical Marijuana Industry Gets Off The GroundA select group of sick patients will now have access to non-euphoric medical marijuana after Florida health officials selected five "dispensing organizations" on Monday that can grow, process and distribute the special pot.
Lottery Terminal Bill Clears Senate PanelA bill that would allow people to buy lottery tickets using "point-of-sale" credit card machines has cleared another hurdle.
Florida’s Medical Marijuana Fails Those In NeedA new bill allowing medical marijuana in Florida appears to be making its way through the legislature but it may be too little to late, particularly for those who say they need it most.
Lawmaker Backs Tougher Penalties For Terror ThreatsA central Florida lawmaker wants tougher penalties for anyone caught making a 'terror threat'.
Florida Lawmakers To Weigh In On Medical Marijuana BillsHouse and Senate panels are scheduled to consider two proposals allowing terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana, according to legislative calendars.
Lawmakers Ponder New Redistricting MethodsAfter a second consecutive redistricting session fell apart Thursday and the Legislature went home yet again without passing a map, lawmakers' message was more or less: We told you so.
Senate Defeats Redistricting Map; Session CrashesA last-ditch effort to keep the courts from drawing state Senate districts collapsed Thursday, as senators voted down a plan proposed by the House and a special session called to draw the lines crashed to an end.
Florida House Panel Oks Bill To Remove Confederate StatueFlorida is looking to replace the statue of a Confederate general house in Washington, D.C.
House Tosses Revamped Redistricting Plan Back To SenateHouse lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a redistricting plan for the state Senate, setting up the delicate endgame for a three-week special session called to finally bring Florida's political boundaries into line with a voter-approved ban on gerrymandering.
Florida Data Shows 10,900 Sexual Assault Kits Still UntestedBased on statistics released by the state on Tuesday, almost 11,000 rape kits have gone untested in Florida.
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