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Business owners replace idealists in legal-pot movement

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Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new donors, many of them entrepreneurs willing to spend to change drug policy. Unlike in the past, these supporters are not limited to a few wealthy people seeking change for personal reasons. They constitute a bigger coalition of business interests. And their support provides a significant financial advantage for pro-legalization campaigns. “It’s mainly a social-justice movement. But undoubtedly there are business…

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Rudy Garcia asking Charlie Crist to stop Legislature’s sneak attack on injured workers

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It appears in the waning hours of session, and in an era of “transparency” in lawmaking — some legislators apparently couldn’t resist the temptation to slip language into a bill that helps workers’ compensation insurers and sticks it to injured workers and doctors. As Garcia In short, the legislation would result in doctors ending the practice of providing medication directly to injured workers under workers’ compensation. This would lead to workers having to pay out-of-pocket for medication at the pharmacy and then…

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Rudy Garcia asking Charlie Crist to stop Legislature’s sneak attack on injured workers

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It appears in the waning hours of session, and in an era of “transparency” in lawmaking — some legislators apparently couldn’t resist the temptation to slip language into a bill that helps workers’ compensation insurers and sticks it to injured workers and doctors. In short, the legislation would result in doctors ending the practice of providing medication directly to injured workers under workers’ compensation. This would lead to workers having to pay out-of-pocket for medication at the pharmacy and then wait to…

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