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January 17, 2017

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 7/11/2013

› Medical marijuana ballot initiative push begins
Medical marijuana supporters received final approval Wednesday from the Florida Department of State to begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative that would enshrine doctor-approved cannabis in the state constitution.

› Rowing officials to pitch for 2017 worlds
Southwest Florida representatives are heading to Switzerland this week to make a formal — and final — pitch to host the 2017 World Rowing Championships, which would be the largest sports-tourism event ever to be held regionally.

› Swiftmud boss may take new job running South Florida water agency
Two years ago Blake Guillory took over as executive director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District and sparked controversy by slashing the staff. Now he may be leaving to take over the much larger South Florida Water Management District, which would put him in charge of the multi-billion-dollar Everglades restoration project.

› Billionaire Wayne Huizenga Sued Over Acquisition
Billionaire H. Wayne Huizenga, who made his first fortune from his waste-management business, was sued in June by former owners of a South Florida-based trash company Choice Environmental for inducing them to sell their company with misrepresented financial information.

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