2019 Florida Legislature

Prescription drugs on a shelf
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Florida lawmakers continue to respond to the state’s opioid epidemic, with Rep. Joe Geller, D-Aventura, filing a bill Tuesday that, among other things, would require pharmacists to place red warning stickers on prescription drug bottles containing opioids or other controlled substances.

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A House Republican filed a proposal Thursday that would block physicians from performing abortions if fetal heartbeats have been detected.

Tax Break On Diapers Gets Quick Fla. Senate Committee Approval

Jan 9, 2019

With little discussion, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill that would provide a sales-tax exemption for diapers and incontinence products. 


Florida could soon allow sterile needle exchanges across the state.