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Dorothy Hukill looking at ‘cryptocurrency’ bill next year

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State Sen. Dorothy Hukill says she’s aiming to file legislation next year covering the use of “cryptocurrencies” such as bitcoin. “We’ve been learning a lot about it,” the Port Orange Republican said Wednesday. “We don’t really have any way to regulate it in Florida.” Cryptocurrency is online money, “decentralized digital currency beyond the reach of banks and governments,” as Fortune magazine recently defined it. Its use is growing, albeit gradually: Former Libertarian candidate for attorney general Bill Wohlsifer accepts bitcoin as…

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Effort to legalize pot in Florida goes public Friday

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Along with an effort to legalize medical marijuana  that could be on the 2016 ballot in Florida next year, there could also be another constitutional amendment: This one calls for the outright legalization of marijuana in the Sunshine State. Organizers and supporters of the Sensible Florida PAC will hold a news conference in Fort Lauderdale on Friday morning to announce a petition drive for a proposed new amendment to the Florida Constitution that will permit adults to grow and use marijuana by directing…

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