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Attorney General to investigate vaping sales and marketing at some FL companies

Citing an “epidemic” of vaping among Florida’s youth, state Attorney General Ashley Moody announced Wednesday she will investigate the marketing and sales of e-cigarettes...

Group says privacy rights threatened by legislation seeking to limit access to abortions

With lawmakers ready to take up a parental-consent abortion bill next week, a reproductive rights group is warning that the legislation is potentially "alarming"...

No more denying on climate change, says a GOP chair in state Senate

Just a few years ago, some GOP colleagues “emotionally shut down” when confronted with climate-change science and the urgency of addressing it, Republican State...
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Hemp hype? Some observers fear the state is setting up small farmers for failure

Hemp — the hip, new superstar of the agriculture world — is getting a lot of buzz within farming and political circles in Florida...

Florida’s lack of dental care hurts low-income and rural residents

More Floridians live in areas where there is a lack of dental care than any other state in the nation, according to a new...

Opioid treatment scam, quashed in Florida, spreading to other states

Donna Johnson, a working mother of four who lives in a quiet upscale neighborhood in suburban Maryland, is determined to thwart an insidious addiction...

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for reproductive rights in states...

The word from the Panhandle: ‘We don’t have time’ for delay with hurricane recovery

Time is running out for hurricane victims in Northwest Florida, a group of state and local leaders warned Thursday, citing continuing suffering since Category...
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Watered-down plan advances to filter algae from Lake Okeechobee overflow

Plans to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee – which environmentalists say won’t be large enough to filter toxic algae that can flow...

First Lady attacks opioid addiction; focuses on babies born with addictions

First Lady Casey DeSantis announced new initiatives Wednesday targeting opioid addiction, including plans to hire a statewide coordinator of services for pregnant women and...

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