June 19, 2019
Florida Business News

Florida wants to import medicine from Canada. But how would that work?

Prescription drugs are often significantly cheaper outside the United States. So what exactly is Florida's plan to import certain drugs from Canada, and how would it work?

Florida’s timber industry literally rotting away after Hurricane Michael

The Florida Forest Service estimates that Michael left roughly 72 million tons of rotting timber on the ground. About 13 percent has been cleared in what is expected to be a five to seven-year effort.

Medical marijuana: A Catch-22 for Florida residents, researchers

Ask nearly any scientist in Florida who wants to conduct clinical research on cannabis, and expect to hear echoes of a similar strain: The status of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State is currently hazy -- ask again later.

What a vast plume of Saharan dust means for hurricane season

A vast field of Saharan dust has overtaken the Atlantic basin in a brown plume visible satellite imagery. The aerosolized soil dries out the atmosphere over the percolating cyclone zone andcan discourage tropical development.

Proposed constitutional amendment on Florida consumer “energy choice” gets fire from all sides

A proposed state constitutional amendment promising choice to electricity consumers has achieved the rare feat of alienating nearly everyone in Florida politics.

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Lines are 10 hours long for the new Harry Potter Hagrid ride at Universal
Lines are 10 hours long for the new Harry Potter Hagrid ride at Universal

It’s not unusual for a new attraction to draw thousands of fans on the first day. On Friday Universal will try its reservation system.

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