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November 13, 2019 01:41 PM

Offenders caught with small amounts of most drugs could be sent to jail but not prison under a bill approved by a Florida Senate committee.


November 13, 2019 01:38 PM

Schools could soon stock up on naloxone --- an antidote for people who overdose on opioids, such as heroin --- under a proposal unanimously approved by...


November 13, 2019 01:33 PM

A political committee trying to put a proposal on the 2020 ballot to legalize recreational marijuana received nearly $1.1 million in October, with...


November 13, 2019 01:29 PM

When Madavia Johnson gave birth to Donald Ray Dowless III last year, she was hit by a case of severe postpartum anxiety.


November 13, 2019 01:26 PM

The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Tuesday it is revamping rules that define how states can collect money to fund...


November 12, 2019 08:26 PM

Florida may be on the right track to reducing the amount of opioid-caused deaths, according to the Department of Children and Families, but only if that...


November 12, 2019 01:47 PM

In separate but parallel lawsuits, civil-rights and legal groups are challenging Florida’s use of solitary confinement in prisons and juvenile detention...


November 08, 2019 01:33 PM

Florida had received reports of 87 vaping-related illnesses as of Saturday, an increase of nine cases during the prior week, according to numbers posted...


November 08, 2019 01:31 PM

Managed care plans that participate in Medicaid and the Florida KidCare program received mixed grades on a “scorecard” released Thursday by the Trump...


November 07, 2019 01:54 PM

Racing to try to get on the November 2020 ballot, a political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana...