Senators get up to speed on medical marijuana sticking points

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Florida, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Wednesday’s Health Policy Committee workshop served to catch up the members on the controversial parts of Amendment 2 roll-out.

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Lawmakers aim to create jobs by cutting occupational licensing red-tape

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Florida, Legislature, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Florida as the fourth most restrictive state in the country with respect to occupational licensing regulations, says the Institute for Justice.

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Federal appeals court sides with small dairy farm against state regulators

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Florida, Judiciary, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Ocheesee Creamery can now call its skim milk exactly what it is — skim milk — says the 11th Circuit.

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Joint ventures: Money fuels medical marijuana debate

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Florida, Issues, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Florida’s already-licensed dispensaries are spending big bucks to stay involved in the legislative debate on medical marijuana.

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Nanny State of the Week: Texas messes with winemaking

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Legislature, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations, State Government, Texas  /  No Comments

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The legislature is considering requiring wines to use 100 percent home-grown grapes to use a “made in Texas” label.

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Eyeball wars reopen in Florida legislature

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Florida, Health Care, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

A proposal that would expand access to eyecare for patients has practitioners at odds.

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