Krieger and Flounlacker named Champions of Service

January 2, 2015

Andrea Krieger, president/CEO of United Way of Escambia County, and Dede Flounlacker, Manna Food Pantries’ executive director, are recipients of the Volunteer Florida’s Champion of Service Award. The Champion of Service Award was established in 2013…

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More delays for Charlotte’s Web

December 31, 2014

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Lawmakers will have to sign off on a new rule to kick-start the state’s nascent medical marijuana industry, meaning another likely delay in the law that was supposed…

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Big day for Charlotte’s Web

December 30, 2014

The Florida Department of Health will hold a workshop today as it tries to develop a regulatory framework to carry out a new law that allows limited types of medical marijuana, such as Charlotte’s Web, in…


2014 State Roundup: A year of change and stability

December 29, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In some ways, the state of Florida has remained remarkably stable over the past year. Gov. Rick Scott and the entire Cabinet won re-election. Republicans maintain control of…