Nurseries Seek To Block Pot ProductionIn the latest twist in a nearly two-year struggle to offer limited types of medical-marijuana in Florida, three nurseries filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to at least temporarily block competitors from starting to produce the cannabis.
Senators Ready To Weigh In On Fantasy SportsWith some other states saying daily fantasy-sports games are a type of gambling, Florida senators this week will wade into the debate with a bill that would regulate the industry.
Selected Nurseries To Start Growing Pot Despite Legal ChallengesFive dispensing organizations selected by state officials promised lawmakers Wednesday they would meet a deadline next month to get medical-marijuana production off the ground, despite legal challenges that could threaten their licenses.
Slot Machines Could Be Coming To 2 Florida CountiesA new bill, moving in the state Senate, may be bringing slot machines to two Florida counties.
Senate Gambling Bid: 'Status Quo'The Seminole Tribe could receive a one-year extension on their gambling pact with the state if Florida lawmakers side with them.
Senate Leaves Door Open In Liquor, Groceries Debate A Senate bill would reduce travel time for shoppers looking for liquor and groceries but keep up a wall between them.
Legislation Could Limit Growth Of Vacation Rentals Local governments want back some control over short-term vacation rentals, contending that a nearly 3-year-old state law has allowed little-regulated mini-hotels to grow amid residential communities.
Parasailing Regulations Bill Launched In SenateAn effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature.
Playground Smoking Ban Swings Through Senate Committee A proposal that could ban people from smoking in parks where children play moved easily through its first Senate test on Thursday.
New Gambling Measures Passes Committee Two measures changing the rules of the game for gambling interests in the state passed the Senate Regulated Industries Committee on Wednesday, potentially kicking off a new round of gambling fights in this year's session.