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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: Hepatitis A cases in Florida continue to climb

The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida continues to climb. The latest Florida Department of Health report shows the state has had 2,266 reported cases of the viral disease so far this year. In all of 2018, Florida had 548 cases. This explosion of new cases is more than simply notable; it is, as state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared on August 1st, a public emergency.
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Intersection: Rules For Implementing Medical Marijuana

The clock is running out for the Florida Department of Health to figure out the rules on medical marijuana use. Lawmakers approved a bill in special session to implement the constitutional amendment and the deadline for those rules is July 3rd. Intersection looks at the road ahead for medical marijuana: what it means for patients and growers in the Sunshine state.
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Medical Marijuana

Next to the pictures of her kids on her black refrigerator, Anneliese Clark has attached a piece of paper. She calls it the arrest plan. The Jacksonville mother created the plan so her kids know who to call for help if she gets arrested for buying medical marijuana for her 11-year-old daughter Christina. At the beginning of her life, Christina was diagnosed with epilepsy and in the proceeding decade would be given numerous drugs to keep her seizures down, stem cell treatments in other countries and undergo three brain surgeries. After Clark heard about the potential benefits of medical marijuana, she managed to get marijuana-based oils for Christina. The results were life changing. At her lowest point, Christina was having …
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