Low grade medical marijuana will soon be legal in Florida. Lawmakers waited until the final day of their session to send the bill legalizing low THC cannabis for the treatment of seizures, muscle spasms, and cancer. More>>
Only growers that have been doing business in Florida for 30 continuous years may apply to grow medical marijuana.
Now campaigning to keep the job he started a little more than six months ago, Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera says he doesn’t feel pressure to deliver Florida's Hispanic vote in the upcoming election.
Annette Taddeo says that first call was a surprise.
Gov. Rick Scott is expected to take part in an event marking the expansion at GE Energy Management in Clearwater.The expansion will create about 250 jobs, according to a news release from the governor's office.Gov. Scott often attends events connected to job creation, an issue he has made central to his administration and his re-election campaign. More>>
The incident report filled out by deputies regarding Jameis Winston’s theft of crab legs doesn’t paint the picture of a forgetful shopper. An LCSO report seems to say the quarterback was evading defenders off the field. More>>
Democrat Charlie Crist jumped to a six-point lead over Gov. Rick Scott in a new News Channel 8 gubernatorial race poll released today. Crist, the former governor running to reclaim his old job, is ahead 46-40, giving Crist the biggest margin registered in the poll since it launched this spring. More>>
Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration expressed concern in a letter Friday about reports that the federal government planned to send unaccompanied immigrant children from the Southwest border to Miami this weekend, seeming to be unaware that it is a regular practice and asking for any health information the government had for the minors. More>>
Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist chose Miami-Dade County Democratic Party Chairwoman Annette Taddeo-Goldstein as his running mate Thursday, a pick that could help him ease any doubts among the important South Florida party base that his political conversion is for real More>>
Pulling on support from veterans, Gov. Rick Scott announced a new coalition as part of his re-election campaign on Monday.The "Veterans for Scott" coalition is made up of 58 veterans, government elected officials and veteran activists, according to a press release from the Scott campaign. More>>
In a tight gubernatorial race, Gov. Rick Scott pulled slightly ahead in a News Channel 8 poll.It's the first time the survey shows Scott ahead of Democrat Charlie Crist since the poll launched in mid-April.The survey shows Scott, a Republican, with 42 percent compared with 40 percent for Crist, the former governor running for his old job. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott widened his lead in a tight gubernatorial race, according to a News Channel 8 poll released today. More>>
A racecar that displays the name of former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is at the center of a campaign controversy. The car, number 98 and scheduled to race in the Coke Zero 400, has “Charlie Crist for Governor” on the front. Crist, now a Democrat, is running for his old job.The display is the result of a donation, not an expenditure by the Crist campaign – an arrangement that’s drawing criticism from Republicans.A complaint with the Florida Elections Commission points to the car as an example ... More>>
"I think that for whatever reason she wants to blame everything that's occurred in her life maybe on someone else," said State Attorney Jerry Hill.
The U.S. Supreme Court moved to protect your privacy in this digital world, but it could make it more difficult for law enforcement to catch criminals. More>>
Democrat Charlie Crist is back with a four-point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott in the gubernatorial race, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. More>>
An 8 On Your Side investigation into why legitimate patients can't get their mediation led dozens of other patients to step forward. More>>
Chronic pain patients who really need the medicine often can't get it.
Charlie Crist holds onto a narrow lead over Gov. Rick Scott in Florida’s gubernatorial race, according to a new WFLA poll released on Tuesday. More>>