Gov. DeSantis Steps Up Alzheimer’s EffortsGov. Ron DeSantis is directing the state Department of Health to add Alzheimer’s disease and related types of dementia as a priority in the State Health Improvement Plan.
Swimming Advisory Issued For Two Miami-Dade BeachesThe water off some South Florida beaches may not be safe to swim in.
High-Stakes Marijuana Ruling Placed On Hold In FloridaIn a closely watched case, an appeals court this week agreed to put on hold a circuit judge’s ruling that said Florida lawmakers and the state Department of Health have violated a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.
Zika Cases In Florida At 93 So Far This YearAs the end of the year approaches, Florida has reported 93 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in 2018, according to numbers posted Monday on the state Department of Health website.
Zika Cases Continue Inching Up In FloridaFlorida has had 66 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus this year, according to information posted on the state Department of Health website.
Medical Marijuana Center Resumes Processing After Food-Safety InspectionsOne of Florida's largest medical marijuana treatment centers has resumed processing cannabis after meeting a food-safety inspection deadline, according to company officials.
Feds Find Violations At State Child Care FacilitiesFlorida needs to do more to protect children at child care facilities around the state.
State Promotes Free Dental Sealants For KidsFree and low cost dental services provided to kids and their parents have saved the state millions of dollars.
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.
South Florida Leads State In 'Obamacare' PoliciesWhen it comes to having health insurance provided by the federal marketplace, South Florida leads the state.
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.
Nurseries Plan To Start Growing Pot Despite 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.
Supreme Court Signs Off On Medical Marijuana ProposalIn a key step for supporters of legalizing medical marijuana, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would go on the November 2016 ballot.
Challenges Pile Up Over Pot LicensesNurseries have filed more than a dozen challenges to the medical-marijuana licenses granted by Florida health officials, with some asking that the licensing process be put on hold until their petitions are heard in court.
Challenges Expected Over Selections For Medical MarijuanaChallenges are expected against five nurseries chosen to grow and distribute medical marijuana in Florida.