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For all you Florida Legislature watchers: We follow the dollars

The Florida Republican and Democratic parties raised more than $6.2 million in contributions in the run-up to this spring’s Florida legislative session, according to...

“An addiction to opiates can and will kill. An addiction to...

Florida has an opioid crisis.In 2017, the state had 6,178 opioid-related deaths. That represents 17 Floridians dying every day. And it was an 8...

State Ag Commissioner: Don’t mess with medical marijuana potency

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says Floridians with debilitating diseases may suffer if state lawmakers tamper with smokable medical marijuana’s potency.The Florida House is advancing...

New poll: The honeymoon continues for FL Gov. Ron DeSantis

Nearly three months into his first year as governor, Republican Ron DeSantis is maintaining a strong approval rating and getting high marks in key...

Some state lawmakers want to limit how high you can get...

Floridians, by law, are supposed to be able to smoke medical marijuana if they're sick.But now there's a debate in the Legislature about limiting...

A new surgeon general for Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday appointed a new surgeon general and revived the state Office of Drug Control.DeSantis tapped Dr. Scott Rivkees, a professor...

Fl House votes to let sick people smoke weed – Gov....

The years-long effort to give sick people the right to smoke marijuana is near the finish line.With no debate on Wednesday, the Florida House...

State Senate approves bill to let sick people smoke weed: House...

Sick Floridians are on the verge of having access to smokable medical marijuana.In a 34-4 vote on Thursday, the Florida Senate sent a bill...

Lawmakers poised to let sick Floridians smoke medical marijuana

When Florida lawmakers begin their annual legislative session next week, one of the first items on their to-do list will be passing a bill...

Meet Florida’s first Director of Cannabis

Florida has its first cannabis director. And her marching orders are to give more patients access to legal marijuana.State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on...

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