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Poll: Charlie Crist Headed To Blowout In Fla.'s Dem. Primary

Heading into next Tuesday's Democratic primary in Florida's governor's race, the question is not whether Charlie Crist will win, but by how much.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 14, 2014

York Dispatch

OP-ED: Heaven help us if Perry holds nation's fate

Cynthia E. Ayers' letter of Aug. 11 about Congressman Scott Perry's commentary on "the biggest national security threat we face" is troubling for three reasons.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Representative Perry tours bus facility in York

Congressman Scott Perry made a stop in York County on Wednesday as part of the National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, York, PA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

Florida lawmakers to reconvene to redraw congressional maps

Florida lawmakers will reconvene on Thursday in a hastily called special legislative session to redraw congressional maps that a judge has found unconstitutional, a ruling that raises the possibility of election delays in upcoming midterm races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Florida

Mon Aug 04, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Florida Legislature plans quick fix for districts

The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature laid out plans Monday to move ahead quickly and make minimal changes to congressional districts declared illegal by a state judge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Democrat

Evening Sun

GovTrack: Medical marijuana bill has 3 percent chance

Federal legislation that would reclassify marijuana extracts to treat epileptic seizures has an 8 percent chance of clearing the committee level and a 3 percent chance of passing, according to GovTrack.us , a non-partisan government transparency website.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, York County, PA, Adams County, PA, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate

Evening Sun

Editorial: Medical marijuana:The next gay marriage?

The idea of allowing equal marriage rights for same-sex couples was resisted for decades -- actually centuries.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Times recommends: Sheldon for attorney general

Two Democrats, both with legislative experience, are vying for the opportunity to face Attorney General Pam Bondi in the November election.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Tallahassee, FL, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The York Daily Record

White roses and thorns

WHITE ROSES >> To Officer Dennis Brillhart of Southwestern Regional Police for being named York County Police Officer of the Year by the York County Police Heritage Museum.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, York, PA, Marijuana, Opinion

World News Report

Cannabis Legalization Efforts in Congress Motivate Crown Baus Capital ...

BOCA RATON, FL, USA, August 1, 2014 / EINPresswire.com / -- August 1, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, California -- July 31, 2014 -- Crown Baus Capital Corp .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Drugs, Pennsylvania, Representative Steve Cohen, Democrat

GPB.org

Dad Says New Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough

Earlier this week, Congressman Scott Perry, R - Pennsylvania, filed a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol, also known as CBD, from the definition of marijuana under federal law.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Representative Paul Broun, David Scott, Democrat

Digital Post Production

Hemp, Inc. Applauds U.S. House of Representatives Efforts in Medical...

Hemp, Inc. is pleased to congratulate the United States House of Representatives and Senate for their efforts in legislating for medical cannabis reform in order to treat critical ailments around the country.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, North Carolina, Marketing

The York Daily Record

Perry takes a baby step on medical marijuana

Left to right Kaitlyn, mother Deb and Anna Knecht, 11, of Mechanisburg, during the press conference with U.S. Reo.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Tom Corbett, York County, PA, Opinion

PennLive.com

Scott Perry gets on board with medical marijuana and Orlando Bloom slugs the Bieb. Civilization triumphs in this week's edition of The Meter

At least one area Congressman sees some benefit in relaxing the laws against marijuana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Bladen County, NC, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Residency questions arise over attorney general candidate Sheldon

"For him to stay in the race, he has to satisfy the legal requirement of being a resident," said his opponent in the Aug. 26 primary, House Democratic Leader Rep. Perry Thurston of Fort Lauderdale.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Florida, Tallahassee, FL

PennLive.com

Pot, pensions, gerrymandering and Funyuns: Sen. Mike Folmer shares his thoughts with PennLive

Sen. Mike Folmer , R-Lebanon County stopped by the PennLive office Thursday to talk about everything from medical cannabis to the taxing of corn-based onion-flavored snacks.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Marijuana, Montgomery County, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Evening Sun

July 29: Today's newspaper

From left, Kaitlyn, mother Deb and Anna Knecht, 11, of Mechanisburg, attend press conference with U.S. Rep. Scott Perry at John Rudy Park in East Manchester Township on Monday supporting the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act 2014".

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Perry to remove name from November House ballot

Rep. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, announced Tuesday he will remove himself from the Nov. 4 House of Representatives ballot, making that a wide-open race for the half-dozen West Texas residents who have expressed interest in replacing him.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, West, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lubbock County, TX

PennLive.com

How will your legislators vote on Perry's medical marijuana bill? Some in midstate remain wary

Mechanicsburg residents Mark and Deb Knecht, in khakis and floral scarf, talk with Philip Gattone, president and CEO of the National Epilepsy Foundation, Monday after a press conference in which Rep. Scott Perry announced legislation to legalize a form of marijuana treatment for seizures.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Seizures, Bill Shuster

Jurist

Congressman introduces bill to legalize marijuana oil

Although the bill, called the "Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014," does not legalize all forms of marijuana [ Penn Live report] for medical use, it does remove CBD oil and therapeutic hemp from the federal definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicine, Seizures, Health, MSNBC, Pennsylvania

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