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Last week, Rep. Carlos Guillermo-Smith, co-sponsored legislation (HB1117) in the Florida House to legalize recreational marijuana in the state.  Rep. Michael Grieco, D-Miami Beach joined in on the bill. If the bill passes, the state would also tax marijuana. According to the language in...
After many, many residents expressed their concerns to the Marion County Board of County Commissioners about the moratorium on medical marijuana, commissioners reached out to try and clarify their actions. Marion County commissioners say they do not want the public...
Marion County -- On November 8, 2016, millions of Floridians exercised their right to vote to ensure that the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, or Amendment 2, passed. Amendment 2 ballot summary "Allows medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating...
Marion County -- For more than 22 months, the Memphis-based auto parts giant, AutoZone, which is worth more than $20 billion, secretly negotiated with City of Ocala and Marion County leaders to build a 444,000-square-foot distribution center in Ocala. Commissioner...
// Orlando, Florida -- Orlando has now passed an ordinance that decriminalizes the use of marijuana. On Monday, the ordinance passed with a 4-3 vote. Effective October first, those caught with less than 20 grams of marijuana,...
// Ocala, Florida -- Official Press Release - On March 10, Marion County residents will have another opportunity to learn about the county’s sales tax initiative before casting their vote during the upcoming presidential primary. County...
// Clark County, Illinois -- Sometimes citizens can be so frustrated with county board members they wish someone could just place them under arrest. Well, that is exactly what citizens in Clark County, Illinois did. Illinois’ number...
  Morale is at an all-time low for the men and women of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. A not so great leader once remarked that “I don’t care about their morale as long as they do their job.” The current situation...