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Florida sheriffs' group recognizes Grimsley
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton presented the Florida Sheriffs Association's Legislative Champion Award to Sen. Denise Grimsley, District 21.
Florida Sheriffs Association announces new staff
Florida Sheriffs Association
The Florida Sheriffs Association welcomes Matthew Dunagan to the FSA team as the assistant executive director of Operations.
Big push for 'no' vote on medical marijuana in Orlando
A workshop, which included Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, was set up to educate business owners on what the opposition group calls the potential negative impact Amendment 2 could have on central Florida if passed.
Dr. Drew on marijuana: 'It acts like an opiate and causes severe addiction'
The Denver Post via The Cannabist
Dr. Drew Pinsky, the host from VH1's now-cancelled show "Celebrity Rehab" said, "It [marijuana] affects the white matter of the brain, and for kids who start using marijuana when they are 12, or even younger, those bad consequences tend not to reverse."
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Maj. Susan Jeter honored with taxpayer's friend award
The Space Coast Daily
The award was giving to Susan for her incredible history of developing innovative programs that have literally saved the taxpayers millions of dollars over the past 10 years.
I-Drive businesses discuss medical marijuana
"We're a family-friendly amusement park in Orlando," said John Arie, COO of Fun Spot America. "We don't think it's going to bring (anything), but bad news to the I-Drive corridor."
$750,000 grant to help Pinellas offenders adjust outside prison
St. Petersburg Tribune
The program is a collaboration with the Pinellas Sheriff’s Office, the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office and the chief judge.
Stetson hosts Medical Marijuana Debate Oct. 23
Amendment 2 is the topic of debate between former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kenneth Bell and attorney John Morgan at a free event Oct. 23 on the Gulfport campus of Stetson University College of Law.
Teaching children about choosing role models
The Space Coast Daily
When did America start believing that a winning team was more important than a winning program? When did a great athlete become more important than having integrity, class, character and an education?
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