FL bill would end sales tax on diapers

Florida state Senator Lauren Book (D) recently filed legislation (SB 56) that would end sales taxes on diapers, incontinence undergarments, incontinence pads, or incontinence liners, etc. A similar bill (HB 163) has been filed in the Florida House by Rep. Janet Cruz (D). Senator Book told the Sun Sentinel, “As a legislature we provide tax…

Healthcare Freedom: FL bill would protect “direct primary care agreements”

Recently filed legislation in the Florida House, HB 37, seeks to protect direct patient/doctor agreements from burdensome government regulations. Read the original proposed bill here. The legislation specifies that, “A direct primary care agreement does not constitute insurance and is not subject to the Florida Insurance Code. The act of entering into a direct primary…

FL Amendment 2: Medical Marijuana (Cannabidiol compounds, CBD)

Florida residents may soon vote on a constitutional amendment regarding medical marijuana. The proposed amendment (Amendment 2) can be viewed here (and below). A “yes” vote for Amendment 2 would create a Constitutional Right for use of marijuana for debilitating medical conditions, which are defined such that, “Debilitating Medical Condition” means cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, positive…

PNJ: Escambia eyes marijuana dispensary moratorium

PNJ: Escambia eyes marijuana dispensary moratorium Will Isern, wisern@pnj.com 3:05 p.m. CDT July 20, 2016 As medical marijuana prepares to hit Florida in a big way, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is moving to implement a year-long moratorium on dispensaries opening here. County commissioners took the first of two votes on Tuesday to…