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.
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.
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.
Two State GOP Lawmakers Want To Regulate Fantasy SportsA pair of Republican lawmakers want to regulate the daily fantasy sports industry, which is the subject of a federal probe and lawsuits in Florida and other states focused on whether the popular online games are illegal gambling.
Gaetz, Book Bring In Campaign CashIn the halls of the Florida Capitol, the names Gaetz and Book are almost universally recognized.
House Looks At Swapping Property Taxes, Sales TaxesA House committee is looking at ways to replace property taxes with a higher state sales tax.
Gun, Medical Marijuana At Issue In HouseAs lawmakers continue preparing for the 2016 legislative session, House panels next week will take up a bill that would allow people to openly carry firearms and will get an update about a medical-marijuana law passed last year.
Retailers Pitch Back-To-School Tax Break Ahead of the kick off of the longer back-to-school tax holiday, lobbyists for retailers are already pushing to keep it for next year.
Senate, House Move Closer On Tax CutsThe Senate and the House are moving closer to an agreement on tax cuts.
House Ready To Vote On Trimmed-Down Tax CutsThe House has positioned its dramatically streamlined tax-cut package for a vote on Friday.
Florida Representative Apologizes For Controversial TweetA state representative for Florida is apologizing for a tweet that drew criticism over possible racial undertones.
State Senator Apologizes For Controversial TweetState Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones.