Sheriff's Support Gives Boost To Evacuation Gun BillA National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association.
'Thunderdome' Captain's Session: Pot, Beer And PizzaPension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.
Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate CommitteePeople with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.
GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana PlanLess than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
GOP Senator Offers Medical Marijuana PlanLess than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
Sides Take Aim In Medical Marijuana Showdown
Morgan Says Big Money Lined Up For Pot Campaign Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan said he has pledges of up to $6 million --- not including his own substantial checkbook --- to back a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters in November that would allow doctors to order marijuana for patients with debilitating illnesses.
New Specialty Tags Will Soon Hit The RoadAs they did a year ago, Florida lawmakers this spring approved four new specialty license tags, also extending a self-imposed barrier that hasn't slowed the program.
Amendment 2 Opponents: 'Don't Let Florida Go To Pot'Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana launched the "Don’t Let Florida Go to Pot" campaign Tuesday, warning that passing the measure would lead to widespread abuse.
Study: Florida Leads Nation In Inmates Who "Max Out" Sentences A new study by the Pew Charitable Trusts finds Florida leading the nation in inmates who “max out” their sentences --- serving 100 percent of their time and being released with no supervision beyond the prison gates.
Success For Gun Owners & 2nd Amendment Defenders In 2014Gun owners and defenders of the second amendment saw success during the 2014 Florida legislative session, but one battle is still being waged.