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‘Cancer symptoms don’t stop when you cross state lines.’ Florida denies short-term visitors medical marijuana

Florida doesn't allow short-term visitors to use medical marijuana, but a push is on to change that. go to Article >

‘Cancer symptoms don’t stop when you cross state lines.’ Florida denies short-term visitors medical marijuana

52 Days ago Sports Source: Orlandosentinel.com

Florida doesn't allow short-term visitors to use medical marijuana, but a push is on to change that. read more

FPL consultants behind ‘ghost’ candidate scheme funded anti-net metering think tank

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

Energy Fairness, an anti-net metering think tank, has received extensive funding from entities controlled by FPL consultants. read more

Florida unemployment rate dips to 4.4% in December

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

Florida’s jobless rate dipped to 4.4% in December as state officials pointed to steady growth in workers getting jobs. read more

Judge: UF can’t stop professor testimony in cases conflicting with state

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

A federal judge on Friday temporarily prohibited the University of Florida from enforcing a policy that restricted faculty members from providing expert testimony in cases that conflict with positions taken by the state. read more

Lawmaker pulls plug on solar power plan, but it still could affect industry

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

A bill written for the 2022 Florida legislative session would have made it harder for cities to streamline the permitting process for solar panels, and might come back as an amendment. read more

Conflict between DeSantis, prosecutor arises over arrested activist

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

A conflict between the State Attorney’s Office and Gov. Ron DeSantis has arisen over an activist arrested at one of the governors’ press conferences. read more

DeSantis won’t say if he’s boosted against COVID-19, says status could be used as ‘weapon’

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

The comment could be taken as a direct response to former President Trump, who said in an interview earlier this month that politicians who don’t reveal their booster status are “gutless.” read more

DeSantis says redistricting issue ‘will work itself out’

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

"So that process will work itself out, and we’ll be able to hopefully end up with a product that makes a lot of sense,” DeSantis said. read more

How far will DeSantis go to please the crowd? | Commentary

1 Day ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

The leader of Republicans for Voting Rights writes in a guest column that the governor isn't following his own path; he's just trying to earn the support of his base and the Donald Trump wing of the party. read more

Full Senate gets bills aimed at local government powers

2 Days ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

The state Senate has moved forward with two controversial local-government measures that critics contend are tilted too far to businesses. read more

Florida struggles to hire state workers, who are overworked and underpaid

2 Days ago Politics Source: Orlandosentinel.com

Amid a national worker shortage, state agencies are struggling to fill vacant positions and retain employees, including those who care for some of Florida’s most vulnerable citizens. read more