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Prescription drugs on the agenda as Lt. Gov. Nuñez meets with Canadians in Miami

Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez visited the Canadian consulate in Miami Monday afternoon, where the topics of discussion likely included the DeSantis administration’s plan...

FL League urges governor on Census: “The importance of the count cannot be underestimated”

The League of Women Voters of Florida is urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to create a “complete count” committee and to provide state funding to...

As vaping devices evolve, new potential hazards scrutinized

The smokeless tobacco industry that began with low-voltage cigarette look-a-likes has evolved to include customizable, high-wattage machines capable of generating enormous clouds of vapor...

U.S. Rep. Posey blasts Facebook for discouraging anti-vaccine content

WASHINGTON — Florida Republican Rep. Bill Posey cautioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday against policing anti-vaccine content on the social media platform. Zuckerberg was...

A bill to limit access to abortions is moving quickly in the FL Legislature;...

A parental-consent abortion bill is being fast-tracked in the Florida House and could be one of the first bills taken up by the House...

FL joins effort to stop illegal online alcohol sales for minors and other consumers

Following a vaping investigation into marketing and sales of e-cigarettes, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has joined a multi-state effort to stop illegal online...

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...

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