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What’s in a name? Ask the folks in Two Egg, Florida

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What came first, the Chicken or the Egg — or make that the Two Egg? The answer is the Alaska town of Chicken came before the Florida town of Two Egg, by about 30 or so years. But they are neither first nor last in the country’s long list of odd-named places. In Pennsylvania, you’ll find Intercourse, Virginville and Blue Ball. In Louisiana, if you’ve had too much of Moonshine, you can always visit Cut Off. The list goes on:…

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Pinellas sheriff wants legislative fix to medical pot, not an amendment

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Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri wants the Florida Legislature to figure something out when it comes to medical marijuana. During a Suncoast Tiger Bay luncheon Thursday, marijuana reform was the talk of the day. Gualtieri was asked several times about medical marijuana and once about recreational. He told the group of about 50 Tiger Bay members and guests he was actively supportive of the state’s Charlotte’s Web bill that passed during the 2014 Legislature. Charlotte’s Web is a strain of…

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Miami-Dade set to consider marijuana civil citation program

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Getting thrown in jail for possessing pot in Miami-Dade County could soon be a thing of the past. A County Commission committee is set to consider a proposal that would give law enforcement the option to issue a civil citation rather than slap marijuana-users with a criminal charge. The plan has support from the Miami-Dade Police Department. The agency even helped craft the proposal. “This gives the option to go with a citation for those individuals that may have no…

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