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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bondi To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Ban If Asked

Attorney General Pam Bondi will not follow the lead of other state attorneys general and will defend the state’s ban on same-sex marriage if she’s asked.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

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Pot Amendment Puts Cloud Over Anti-Seizure Marijuana Debate

Backers of a non-euphoric strain of cannabis that helps reduce seizures in children aren’t giving up on a legislative fix, but the politics of pot could make their uphill battle even steeper.

CBS Miami–01/29/2014

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Pot Amendment Puts Cloud Over Anti-Seizure Marijuana Debate

The uphill battle for backers of a non-euphoric strain of cannabis that helps reduce seizures in children may be getting even steeper.

01/28/2014

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Gov. Scott Pledges $130M To Everglades Restoration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.

01/22/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By Just 2 Points

The race for Florida governor is still months away, but in a hypothetical race between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott, the former governor may pull out a very narrow victory.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

A Death Row cell is 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high. Florida State Prison also has Death Watch cells to incarcerate inmates awaiting execution after the Governor signs a death warrant for them. A Death Watch cell is 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet high. (Source: Department of Corrections)

Florida Trooper’s Killer Execution Rescheduled

An new execution date has been set for the South Florida drug trafficker convicted of killing a state trooper with a pipe bomb.

01/17/2014

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Medical Marijuana Supporters Claim Victory In Florida

Backers of a medical marijuana constitutional amendment in Florida are celebrating a victory of sorts after it announced they have collected enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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Fla. House Committee To Hold Workshop On Medical Marijuana

Florida may be the next state to jump on the medical marijuana bandwagon. Florida’s Republican-led Legislature has agreed to hear a bill, sponsored by state Representative Katie Edwards from Plantation, to allow medical distribution of the specialty strain, known as Charlotte’s Web.

01/05/2014

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Medical Marijuana Question Argued Before Fl. Supreme Court

The Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office is arguing that a proposed constitutional amendment allowing marijuana for medical reasons would go beyond what voters would be led to believe.

12/05/2013

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Florida Legislative Leaders Fighting Medical Marijuana

While public opinion continues to move towards the legalization of marijuana, Florida’s legislative leaders have come out against a push to allow the use of pot for medical reasons.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

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