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Legislators Approve Medical Marijuana Bill, Send to Scott for Approval

June 9, 2017 - 4:45pm

After failing to reach an agreement during the regular legislative session, Florida lawmakers finally have a solution to regulate Florida’s growing medical marijuana industry. 

Senate Shoots Down Plans to Strip Funding from HB 7069

June 8, 2017 - 6:15pm

State lawmakers will leave the $419 million in funding for a controversial K-12 education bill in the state budget after all.

Jeff Brandes Pushes Proposal to Scrap, Revamp Florida's Medical Marijuana Laws

June 8, 2017 - 9:15am

A Republican senator has filed a measure to get rid of all the medical marijuana laws on Florida's books and start from scratch.

Lawmakers Reach Deal on Medical Marijuana

June 7, 2017 - 10:30pm

After months of debate, state lawmakers have finally reached a compromise to regulate medical marijuana. 

Legislators to Take Up Medical Marijuana During Special Session

June 7, 2017 - 10:45am

Florida lawmakers will officially take up medical marijuana during this week’s three-day special session.

Medical Marijuana Activists 'Cautiously Optimistic' Legislature Will Take MM up in Special Session

June 6, 2017 - 4:45pm
John Morgan and Ben Pollara

Florida lawmakers are ready to move full speed ahead on a special session scheduled this week, so far without medical marijuana officially on the schedule for now but supporters of Amendment 2 remain hopeful legislators will take up the issue when they come back to Tallahassee on Wednesday. 

Daisy Baez Rapped with Residency Complaint After Living Outside District For Seven Months

June 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Daisy Baez

State Rep. Daisy Baez is now facing a residency complaint over allegations she doesn’t actually live in the district she represents in the Florida House of Representatives.

Pro-Con Gun Groups Ready to Duel Anew after Orlando Shooting

Five Dead After 'Disgruntled' Ex-Employee Opens Fire in Orlando

June 5, 2017 - 12:45pm

Five people are dead and seven more are wounded after a gunman opened fire at his former workplace in Orlando Monday morning.

BP Oil Spill Money Headed to Northwest Florida

June 4, 2017 - 7:45pm
BP Oil Spill

After mass devastation from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill seven years ago, the Florida Panhandle is finally finding getting money to recover from the largest marine oil spill in history.


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