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"Right To Try" Marijuana Bill Advances In Senate

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – After a lengthy discussion about problems with a 2014 cannabis law, a Senate committee has approved a bill that would allow patients with terminal illnesses to have access to medical marijuana. 317 more words


South Florida Lawmaker Wants Online Lottery Tickets

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – How would you like to buy those weekly Florida Lotto or Powerball tickets online and skip waiting in line at the grocery or convenience store? 64 more words


Juana M Starts The Year With a Host of Events!

Juana  is back in Miami and we are celebrating with all sorts of events this January. Though, we decided to let everyone get back home and settled for the first couple of weeks, it is now time to get in gear with the year! 374 more words

Your Events This Week

This Friday the 22nd:

This VIP Networking organization affiliated to World Press Service, Brickell Financial Services,   has chosen our beautiful gourmet restaurant to bring their exclusive membership  here for their monthly Lunches. 127 more words

Fla. Senator Proposes Online Florida Lottery Sales, Again

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Sen. Gwen Margolis, D-Miami, wants to make Florida Lottery tickets just a click or two away.

Margolis has reintroduced a proposal (SB 98) for the 2014 session that would allow the Florida Lottery to create a program so anyone 18 or older could purchase lottery tickets online. 103 more words


Property Taxes For Pet Neutering Backed By Senate Committee

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Measures intended to reduce the number of unwanted animals put down each year, including a bill that allows voters to support using property taxes for neutering costs, were advanced without opposition in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday. 300 more words


School "Choice" Part II: Democrats About Face

Editors Note: Today we continue our three part series on School “Choice” legislation with part II. Part I can be found here.

The legacy of Bob Graham, Reuben Askew and most recently Lawton Chiles in fighting extreme right wing efforts to hijack our public schools was effectively undone not only by Jeb Bush and his minions but also with the help and complicity of  several completely spineless Democrats. 1,107 more words