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Two arrested in Levy County after raid on marijuana grow house

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 23, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Two Levy County residents were arrested after sheriff’s deputies and DEA agents raided their indoor marijuana grow house in Bronson.

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Marijuana eradication program uncovering statewide drug growth

By on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm

The Domestic Marijuana Eradication program is seeing success in stopping state cannabis growth. With DEA resources, the program is training local law enforcement agencies to identify, investigate and eradicate marijuana sites.

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Marijuana raid on wheelchair-bound woman sparks controversy

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Controversy remains after Manatee County Sheriff’s Office seized 23 marijuana plants Monday from the home of Cathy Jordan, a wheelchair-bound woman. Jordan is the namesake of a piece of legislation aiming to decriminalize the herb for medicinal purposes, called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act.

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Gang member arrested for marijuana and weapons charges in Gainesville

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 23, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Gainesville Police arrested a Bloods gang member for possession of marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon.

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In the News: Apple apologizes, voter purges, Libertarian candidate, missing UF student

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 28, 2012 at 10:40 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Maps application | Gainesville.com – Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized for the issues caused by its Maps application. He said the company is reworking the error-infested application. Issues like nonexistent locations or problematic directions […]

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Study finds alcohol is the new “gateway drug”

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new University of Florida study released this week says alcohol — not marijuana — should be considered the gateway drug that can lead teens to greater drug use. UF researchers found that, of a representative sample, 72% of teens […]

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Summer can be bad time for teens

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what factors lead to alcohol and drug use in teens over […]

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