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September 25, 2018
Florida Business News

Few Florida businesses sign up for red tide financial assistance

High interest rates and a lack of publicity have made local entrepreneurs reluctant to apply, leaving their businesses still gasping for air in an environment starved of tourism.

The Sunshine Economy: The business of betting

Gambling in Florida is a perennial issue for politicians and the public. It will be on this fall’s ballot for voters in two forms.

Medical marijuana in Florida is a cash-only business

Marijuana is one of the newest drugs approved for medical treatment in Florida, but there’s only one way someone can pay for it – cash.

New Florida laws kick in Oct. 1

Most laws crafted during the legislative session, including the state’s $88.7 billion budget, hit the books on July 1. But others had later “effective” dates.

Your home insurance options are growing, thanks to a healthier market

Private market insurers are starting to expand options available to Florida homeowners — and that’s a sign the state’s home insurance market is healthier.

Drone technology at Duke Energy

For nearly a century, unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – were military tools, but in the last decade, drone use for civilian tasks has skyrocketed. [Sponsored report]

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