Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

The Point, Nov. 22, 2022: Alachua County joins GNV zoning lawsuit

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Mainstreet Daily News: Alachua County joins lawsuit against GNV zoning. “Peggy Carr and Faye L. Williams filed the lawsuit, with support from local nonprofit Gainesville Neighborhood Voices (GNVoices), and a judge will …

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What You Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine

Since vaccines began to arrive in the state in mid-December, more than 700,000 Floridians have been fully vaccinated. Despite the growing number of vaccines, some Floridians are still unsure of what the vaccine consists of, where to get it and more.  WUFT compiled answers to some common questions.  Fast facts …

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DeSantis Vetoes Controversial Vaping Bill

TALLAHASSEE — Saying the proposal would have driven Floridians “to the hazardous black market,” Gov. Ron DeSantis late Tuesday vetoed a measure that would have banned the sale of nearly all flavored electronic-cigarette products and raised the state’s smoking age from 18 to 21. Attorney General Ashley Moody, Senate President …

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Bill To Streamline Life-Saving, Anti-Overdose Drug Naloxone In Schools Failed In Legislature

First-responders carry a powerful, opioid-overdose reversal drug – known as naloxone – that can save lives when injected into a patient or sprayed into his nose. The U.S. surgeon general has urged broader access to the drug to reduce overdose deaths, but the Legislature failed to pass a measure that could have made the drug more widely available in Florida’s schools – despite it being free of charge to schools in many cases.

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