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Bondi: FDA Going ‘Overbroad’ On Cigar Rules

Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to the federal government addressing concerns over proposed regulations trying to link e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to rules meant for the cigarette industry.

08/13/2014

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JULY 6: Sarmod Shamail, the only tattoo artist in the city, uses his homemade needle to ink a design on the arm of Walter Tamal at the Agony Tattoo parlor July 6, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq. The tatoo parlor serves customers who want tattoos, in what is becoming somewhat of a trend. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Warns Tattoo Inks Can Cause Infections

Those thinking about getting a tattoo may want to check what ink is being used for their new design.

08/07/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing Confusion

In April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.

06/04/2014

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Kashi To Stop Using “All Natural” On Certain Products

Kashi will no longer use “All Natural” or “Nothing Artificial” labels on certain products.

05/11/2014

AUGUST 08: A generic view of a Powerade Water Bottle during the second day of the Powerade PGA Assistants' Championship at Coventry Golf Club on August 8, 2013 in Coventry, England. (Source: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Powerade Drops Controversial Ingredient

Coca-Cola is getting rid of a controversial ingredient in its Powerade sports drinks.

05/04/2014

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Florida Senate Approves “Charlotte’s Web” Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would legalize the use of low-THC marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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House, Scott Back Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Rick Scott said he will sign a medical marijuana bill poised to pass the Florida Senate, after the measure received overwhelming support Thursday from the House as children whose lives hang in the balance looked on.

05/01/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

WPB Officer Charged With Selling Controlled Substances On Duty

A West Palm Beach police officer is charged with selling controlled substances while in uniform and on duty.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

(Source: Medscape.com)

Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx Painkiller

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

04/01/2014

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