Wednesday, February 24, 2021

FAMU MMERI to host another ‘Conversations on Cannabis’ on Feb. 25

Florida A&M University (FAMU) Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) will host its sixth episode of “Conversations on Cannabis’’ with a virtual forum...

U.S. TOPS 500,000 COVID-19 DEATHS

BY MELINDA DESLATTE AND TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS The COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. topped 500,000 Monday, all but matching the number of Americans killed...

‘February 14th will never be the same’

South Florida marks third anniversary of Parkland shooting BY SUSANNAH BRYAN AND AUSTEN ERBLAT SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS PARKLAND – The world lost 17 souls on Valentine’s...

Debate over marijuana potency flares again in Florida House

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – As the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida continues to skyrocket, Republican lawmakers are again exploring...

South Florida marks third anniversary of Parkland shooting

BY SUSANNAH BRYAN AND AUSTEN ERBLAT SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS PARKLAND – The world lost 17 souls on Valentine’s Day 2018 when a lone gunman roamed...

Florida’s Black lawmakers call for policing changes

BY RYAN DAILEY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in May and the ensuing summer...

Former health data analyst drops civil lawsuit

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Former Florida Department of Health data analyst Rebekah Jones is dropping a civil lawsuit alleging that state law-enforcement agents violated her...

Company recalls a blood clot drug after a dangerous mistake

BY DAVID J. NEAL MIAMI HERALD/TNS Syringe marking errors, which can lead to incorrect dosing, caused a recall of Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, a generic version of...

In Florida city, hackers try to poison the drinking water

BY FRANK BAJAK ASSOCIATED PRESS A hacker gained unauthorized entry to the system controlling the water treatment plant of a Florida city of 15,000 and tried...

31 counties agree to Spanish-language ballots

ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — As part of a lawsuit settlement, 31 Florida counties have agreed to provide Spanish-language elections ballots and other materials in Spanish. U.S....