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September 23, 2018
Florida Business News

Use of Florida drug database increases amid opioid fight, new law

One of Florida’s main weapons to thwart “doctor shopping” has been expanding substantially after the passage of a tough new law aimed at addressing the continuing opioid crisis.

Florida Supreme Court says tobacco giant must pay $18.5M award to Delray woman

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a cigarette-maker to pay a Delray Beach woman $18.5 million for the 1993 death of her mother from lung cancer.

Brightline tries to revive train travel in America

Florida startup Brightline plans to focus on routes between big cities “too far to drive, too short to fly.”

SeaWorld Orlando becomes ER for manatees stricken by red tide

The animal rescue facility tucked in the behind-the-scenes part of the theme park has been bombarded with sick manatees from the toxic algae bloom that has plagued the state.

Three film projects may get business rolling again in Miami

Three film projects eyeing Miami-Dade as their primary shooting site could each receive a $100,000 grants to film there.

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Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands
Miami Beach considers annexing western Venetian Islands

Two of the Venetian Islands are part of Miami while the other four belong to Miami Beach. Some residents of Biscayne and San Marco islands say they want to join Miami Beach, but they face an uphill battle.

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