The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice is a relatively young state agency, having been carved out of the old Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services back in 1997.
Amendment 2, the ill-fated attempt to legalize medical marijuana, was soundly defeated on Tuesday.So why did Amendment 2 lose, especially when it started out at 88 percent voter support?
John Morgan is the ubiquitous trial attorney who has his name plastered on everything from buses to billboards all around the state.
With only a couple of weeks left in this campaign season, Amendment 2 continues a precipitous slide to what looks like a resounding defeat.
I watched today as the Florida State University board of trustees took testimony from interested faculty and students on who should be selected as the next president of the university.
Recently some FSU professors bought a full-page ad in the Tallahassee Democrat and another professor wrote an op-ed to slam Sen. John Thrasher for many perceived mistakes in the hope that he wont become FSUs next president.
The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) announced Tuesday the launch of their Dont Let Florida Go to Pot Coalition, which is about educating the public on the dire impact if Amendment 2 is approved allowing medical marijuana.
Sandy DAlemberte is right. John Thrasher is well-qualified to become Florida State Universitys next president.
Within the next few weeks, the Legislature will officially deliver the fiscal 2014-15 budget to Gov. Rick Scott for his perusal and ultimate approval.
Medical marijuana and Charlottes Web are inextricably linked due both to politics and policy.