Health Care

State Seeks To Uphold Ban On Smoking Medical Marijuana

Aug 8, 2018

Pointing in part to smoking-related health effects, Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office on Friday filed a 57-page brief arguing that an appeals court should uphold a decision by the Legislature to ban smoking medical marijuana. 

In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact if it stands, a Tallahassee judge has found a law limiting the number of medical marijuana operators in Florida runs afoul of a constitutional amendment approved by voters two years ago.

With a new opioid law in effect, Florida health officials are educating the public on some of the new changes through a new campaign.

Human papillomavirus infections are so common that nearly all men and women will get at least one type of HPV at some point in their lives.

But fewer than 60 percent of Florida children are getting vaccinated – earning the state a “D” grade from the CDC.

President Donald Trump says insurers are "going wild" about his new health care options and "millions and millions" of people will be signing up.

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